The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously last month to ban new oil and gas wells across the city and phase out existing ones.
It’s a landmark decision and comes after a decades-long legal battle by environmental groups, highlighting the negative health impacts of oil and gas wells near residential areas.
Activists hail the decision as a victory for underserved communities of color that have been disproportionately impacted.
CGTN's Ediz Tiyanşan reports from Los Angeles.
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