100 ships idle off shore, California community sees increase in toxic pollutants

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“We can’t forget that when we talk about air pollution and air quality, it has to do with people’s longevity.” Kabar Medsos – “You can’t look out on the water in any direction without seeing ships of different sizes from all over the world,” said John Kindred, a long-time resident of Long Beach, California. “It’s like watching an invasion before it starts, only they’re not war ships and they’re not attacking. But that’s how many and how spread out they are.” Kindred, co-founder of the Long Beach Environmental Alliance community…