The Tuesday press conference was hosted by the Richmond Our Power Coalition, a group of local environmental organizations based in and around the Richmond area including the Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), Urban Tilth, Communities for a Better Environment (CBE), and Rich City Rides. Participants, several of whom were young people in or recently graduated from Richmond High, shared what it was like to live near the facility. Eichenberg as well as several environmental organizers and Richmond City Council member Eduardo Martinez also shared their policy concerns.

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