Water Report

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Here at UHA Race 4 the Environment, we take pride in knowing our children, pets and family are living in a safe and healthy environment. As part of this movement we are in, we have recently tested beaches along the coast of Dana Point, California all the way up past San Clemente, California towards Oceanside. What we found is shocking and must be dealt with but we cannot do it alone! We need your support to make our beaches and environment a safe place for families and communities to gather together without the health risks that are lingering in our waters and beaches! We have updated the report and are exposing the results to the public in hope that we can join together to stop this wide spread of hazardous chemicals and pollutants.

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Beach Clean-Up Success!

On behalf of Race4theEnvironment we would like to say thank you to all who visited our booth for our Beach Clean Up and to all that volunteered! We were able to collect several bags of trash and were able to welcome several new comers to our cause! Stay tuned for more events and updates for our shopify link!

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Great Donut Run!

UHA Race 4 the Environment was a proud sponsor of The Great Donut Run 2018 at Irvine Valley College.

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Beach Clean Up!

It is time for the Race 4 the Environment Beach Cleanup! 

Bring your family and friends down to the San Clemente Pier for a morning of community bonding and excitement as we take back our planet one beach at a time.

We’re in a race to protect our planet, our children and our communities from exposure to environmental hazards but we can’t do it without you! Join us at the San Clemente Pier Saturday, August 18th @ 10:00 am to help clean up the beaches as we say goodbye to summer! We will have supplies and a waiver to sign upon arrival, just bring your family and friends!

The meeting spot will be on the bluffs right below the parking lot. Parking can be crowded so it is recommended to carpool if you can. It is primarily metered parking but you are able to park in surrounding residential areas as well.

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Anaheim Hills 4th of July Celebration

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Urban Health Alliance, Race 4 the Environment is a proud sponsor of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Celebration! Come visit our booth at Peralta Park and take the next step in our race to protect our environment, our families, and our communities!

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NORTON AIR FORCE BASE

Removed 30,000 tons of contaminated soil from the Former Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California. The site was previously used as a landfill and was being future zoned for residential housing.

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WHITTIER COLLEGE

Removal, and disposed of one, 1,000 gallon underground storage tank discovered at Whittier College. The tank once used for heating oil was discovered during onsite construction for the campus student center. Post removal samples were collected and analyzed for possible soil contamination.

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LAS VIRGENES

Provided soil removal activities for the Las Virgenes Unified School District at the construction site for a future elementary school.  Services include the excavation, transportation, and disposal of 1,500 cubic yards of pesticide and lead impacted soil. The site had been previously used as a agricultural area.

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CATALINA ISLAND

Multi-phase contaminated soil removal for the Long Beach Unified School District at an elementary/middle/high school located on Catalina Island.  Services include the excavation, of 3,530 tons of arsenic and lead impacted soil.  Soil was loaded onto trucks and transported to a barge at the docks, then transported from the island to the Port of Long Beach, and loaded back onto trucks for transportation and ultimate disposal at an approved Class 1 facility.  Activities also included relocating/re-installing portable classrooms, and site restoration. The site had been previously used as a landfill prior to the school being established at the location.