Month: January 2014

Regional Water Board Votes to Expand KHF

January 17, 2014 Last night the Regional Water Board voted to approve the staff recommendation to the permit expansion for Section B-18 of the Kettleman Hills Facility. The public hearing held at the Kettleman Hills Elementary School, began at 5:00pm with an overview provided by staff on their evaluation of the permit expansion in regards […]

Bus Rapid Transit – Fresno

“Reverend Sophia DeWitt, co-director of Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries, speaks in favor of Bus Rapid Transit” January 17, 2014 Community leaders representing Building Healthy Communities, The Know, FIRM, Coalition for Clean Air, Fresno Metro Ministry and CCEJN among others, gathered on Thursday at high noon to advocate for the development of a Bus Rapid Transit […]

Activists in Fresno: No Fracking Gov. Brown!

January 14, 2014 On Monday, January 13, local activists mobilize to welcome Governor Jerry Brown at Fresno City Hall. The group carried a strong message: Put a stop to fracking in Califronia! Chanting and raising their voice, the protesters gathered media attention and continued to push the message that the dirty oil in the Monterrey […]

SB4 Regulation Hearing in Bakersfield

    January 9, 2014 Dozens of community residents joined the fight against fracking last night in Bakersfield.  This mobilization occurred as a response to a hearing scheduled by the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to receive public comments on the proposed well stimulation treatment regulations as mandated by Senate Bill 4. […]