For Immediate Release, December 2, 2019


Lauren Packard, (510) 844-7103,

National Coalition to Announce Legal Challenge to Plastic Plant Pollution at San Francisco EPA Office

SAN FRANCISCO― More than 350 community and conservation organizations from around the country will announce a major new legal challenge to pollution from industrial plants that create plastic tomorrow in San Francisco.

The Center for Biological Diversity’s Oakland office is leading the event outside the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regional office. It will feature prominent speakers, costumes and other colorful visuals and an effort to present a legal filing to EPA officials.

Journalists are encouraged to attend the event and/or look for a press release at 10 a.m. tomorrow with details on the challenge to rising plastic production in the United States, which threatens communities, waterways and the climate.

What: Announcement of challenge to pollution from plastic plants by a large national coalition

When: Tuesday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.

Where: Sidewalk outside regional EPA office, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, 94105

Who: Speakers from the Center for Biological Diversity and a coalition of more than 350 community and conservation organizations from around the country

Images and video available upon request and on the Center’s social media feeds.

The Center for Biological Diversity is a national, nonprofit conservation organization with more than 1.6 million members and online activists dedicated to the protection of endangered species and wild places.