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Mayor Schaaf Supports the A’s Lawsuit to Bring Environmental Justice

Athletics Nation. August 6, 2020.

“There’s a question about whether I support the A’s efforts to hold Schnitzer Steel accountable for polluting West Oakland’s water and air. Absolutely.”

Kaval: Lawsuit isn’t About Howard Terminal, and Only a Little About Athletics

Sports Illustrated. August 6, 2020.

“This is part of our commitment to Oakland, to take actions that will improve the community,” Kaval told Sports Illustrated. “I have employees who live and work in the area and are out in bars and restaurants and who are recreating around there.”

Elephant Rumblings: A’s Sue California Over Schnitzer Steel Pollution in West Oakland

Athletics Nation. August 6, 2020.

In the latest chapter, the A’s have filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) seeking environmental justice against Schnitzer Steel, which has a metal shredding facility near the site of the proposed new Howard Terminal ballpark.

A’s Sue California Agency Over Alleged Pollution at Ballpark Opponent Schnitzer Steel

San Franciso Chronicle. August 5, 2020.

The Oakland A’s sued California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control on Wednesday over alleged pollution at Schnitzer Steel’s metal shredding facility in West Oakland.

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