Rob Bonta has seconded West Oakland activists concerns about the Eagle Rock Aggregates project.
The state labor law aims to give contract workers more benefits and protections, but some drivers say “no thanks.”
Truckers at the Port of Oakland are expected to protest on Monday over AB 5, following similar actions in L.A. and Long Beach.
West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project says the port hasn’t gone far enough to prevent more air pollution.
Activists and the air quality district say piles of sand and gravel as high as four stories will worsen air quality in already suffering neighborhoods.
Port commissioners on Thursday could approve a plan to ship and store sand and gravel at a new terminal on the Outer Harbor.
“Mobilizing in Our Own Name: Million Worker March” sums up decades of longshore worker organizing in Oakland and beyond.