Month: October 2013

Global Frackdown Event in Fresno

Central California Environmental Justice Network joined Fresnans Against Fracking on Saturday, October 19th for a demonstration in River Park.  The event was a part of a global event aptly titled “Global Frackdown.”  Over 250 events in over 25 countries were hosted on Saturday, all recognizing the collective state that there is no safe way to frack, […]

Assemblymember Alejo Opposes Kettleman Hills Expansion

  For Immediate ReleaseOctober 10, 2013  Contact: Marva DiazMarva.Diaz@asm.ca.gov(916) 319-2030  Assemblyman Alejo Opposes Expanding Toxic Waste Disposal in Kettleman Hills (SACRAMENTO) —Today Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D, Salinas) called on the California Department of Toxics Control to reject the plan to expand the toxic waste disposal site near the San Joaquin Valley Community of Kettleman City.  In a letter […]

On The Toxic Trail Demonstration at Cal/EPA

100 community members and environmental justice activists from across the state united and protested in front of the Department of Toxic Substances Control/Cal EPA yesterday to demand DTSC protect people and not polluters. Chanting “We are all Kettleman City/Todos Somos Kettleman City” and “Justicia Ahora/Justice Now,” community members spoke out in front of a bed […]

Sierra Forest Legacy Announces a 2000+ Acre Controlled Burn Near Fresno

                                                         Boulder  Burn  Air  Quality  Alert  —  Information  for  Respiratory  Patients   The Problem Our National Forests are at high risk to large uncharacteristic wildfire. This year the […]