LA bans oil and gas wells
Ediz Tiyansan

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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