Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

Environmental Law and Policy Center

Chicago
$210,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2012

The center is a leading environmental public-interest and legal advocacy organization in the Midwest. Grant money supports planning for a campaign to reduce diesel pollution from trains, trucks and equipment in Chicago’s rail yards and to galvanize community action in low-income and working class neighborhoods impacted by their proximity to the freight-transport facilities on the city’s South Side.