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A Fight Against Trucking Pollution Won by a Diverse Coalition in California The small community of West Oakland, California lies between 3 freeways and the 4th largest container port in the U.S. Unfortunately, the residents of the working-class African-American community are accustomed to the exhaust of the 1,500 diesel trucks that go through on their way coming and going from the Slot of Oakland.