Clean Air for Everyone: Nalleli Cobo / Environmental Activist
At 9, Nalleli Cobo, her mom, and their community began battling toxic oil drilling. In 2020, LA Council passed the "Phase-Out" resolution. We talked to Cobo about her unwavering passion for the cause.
Los Angeles Oil Rigs.
As a child, there was an oil drilling site in the community where Nalleli lived. She developed serious health problems when she was 9 years old.
Nalleli co-founded People not Pozos with her mother when she was 9 years old and has been working to eliminate the health hazards caused by oil fields.
With Nalleli's mother, Monic Uriarte.