Groups Attack South Coast For Shelving Railyard Rule To Pursue MOU

September 6, 2023
Environmental and equity groups are attacking South Coast air district officials for setting aside development of a landmark “indirect source rule” (ISR) to reduce pollution from railyards in favor of pursuing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the railroad industry. “We need a strong ISR that puts in place health-protective measures,” Heather Kryczka, a staff attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, commented during a Sept. 1 district board meeting. There has been “no analysis to evaluate whether an MOU...

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