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LeBron: Planning for a Lead-Free Santa Ana Requires an Anti-Racist Environmental Justice Approach

This piece focuses on the Feb. 15 Santa Ana City Council meeting, where the City’s General Plan Update will be discussed and possibly approved. Despite residents sharing their concerns about lead in the soil with the City, the General Plan Update did not sufficiently address prevention and mitigation of lead exposures. The Op-Ed calls for the City to lead a process convening multiple stakeholders in an anti-racist approach to understanding and addressing lead in Santa Ana.