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There are over 1,100 producing oil wells in the McKittrick oil field, just north of the town of McKittrick on Cal. State Route 33. Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images.  

“We have an opportunity to deliver environmental justice for communities of color and reorient federal policy to ensure that polluters pay the clean-up costs,” Leger Fernandez said. 

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There are over 1,100 producing oil wells in the McKittrick oil field, just north of the town of McKittrick on Cal. State Route 33. Photo: Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images.  

“We have an opportunity to deliver environmental justice for communities of color and reorient federal policy to ensure that polluters pay the clean-up costs,” Leger Fernandez said. 

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