UTLA is horrified by the dumping of airline fuel on neighborhoods in Southeast and South LA. These great communities, the residents of which have contributed so much to Los Angeles and surrounding cities, have historically borne the brunt of many environmentally racist policies and practices. The culprits of this environmental racism have so often been large corporations, polluting the air or leaving development sites as hazards, and more. In this case, Delta must be held accountable and must make right the damage caused not only to students’ and school staff’s health, and not only to school facilities, but also to health impacts and damages across these communities that have deeply affected the families of our students and their friends.
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