On a recent evening, a group of frustrated adults sounded off inside the Boys and Girls Club gymnasium on Cedar Avenue in southeast Fresno.
“I’m really questioning what we’re doing here,” said one.
“I feel like my time is being wasted,” said another, speaking in Spanish.
“Treat us with respect,” added a third. “I feel like you’re not even taking what we’re saying into account.”
Welcome to the monthly meeting of the Community Air Protection Program local steering committee. Bring your ideas about how to clean up our polluted air with $80 million in state funding, and leave the pleasantries at the door.
Effort to improve Fresno air quality underway. Will district blow off committee’s vote?, by Marek Warszawski, The Fresno Bee, March 19, 2019.