28 Nov '16, 9pm

New polluting mega warehouse in #CA will be the size of 3 Central Parks

New polluting mega warehouse in #CA will be the size of 3 Central Parks

The story of the World Logistics Center, a proposal to build what might be the largest warehouse in the world, has many twists and turns. Recently, another twist shocked those following this astoundingly massive freight project, led by a powerful developer seeking to skirt vital environmental regulations that protect the local community. On November 1st, the court approved a disastrous settlement between the lead agency in Southern California that regulates air pollution and the project developer. If built, the World Logistic Center will be located in Moreno Valley and cover the equivalent of roughly three Central Parks or 30 Disneylands. It’s estimated that the center will see more than 14,000 truck trips every day, creating a toxic hotspot for cancer-causing diesel fumes. The impacts on local families breathing the air in the Inland Empire day in and day out could be dir...

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