Month: September 2013

Kettleman Hills Proposed Expansion Public Hearing!

–September 19, 2013 Emotions were high yesterday as the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a public hearing in the Kettleman City Elementary School in regards to the proposed expansion of the Kettleman Hills Facility. This hearing is in the midst of the public comment period that ends on October 11th of this year.  […]

HECA Hearing Update!!

–September 18, 2013 On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 the California Energy Commission (CEC) hosted the first out of three days of workshops and public hearings in regards to the Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) plant proposed for an area outside of Tupman and Buttonwillow.  The HECA project is a test project pushed by the CEC and the […]

Action in San Francisco

TODAY in SF Tell Gov. Brown: Veto SB4, Ban Fracking   We just learned that Gov. Brown will be in SF today to sign a climate agreement with Chinese officials.  This is a perfect opportunity to tell Gov. Brown that fracking is a climate issue – Veto SB4 – Ban Fracking in California. Can you join us? RSVP […]

A Fierce Green Fire–Film Screening

—September 9, 2013 CineCulture at California State University, Fresno received dozens of organizers, community leaders, professors, students and director Mark Kitchell last Friday at the Peters Education Auditorium.  At this event, Mark Kitchell presented his film on the environmental justice movement titled A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet (2012).  The screening […]

Fresno Inn Update — Under Pressure From Tenants & City, Landlord Withdraws Illegal Eviction Notices

As recently covered in a front page Fresno Bee article,….. SEE HERE: http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/08/29/3469210/second-vacate-notice-at-fresno.html …the Fresno Inn ownership served illegal 3-day evictions notices on all tenants. In response, Tenants Together organized a community press conference condemning the evictions and demanding that the owner, Casa de Campo LLC, withdraw the eviction notices. Initially, rather than comply, the landlord […]