Month: May 2014

Environmental Health Leadership Summit 2014 – Coachella

–May 27, 2014 This Memorial Day weekend CCEJN representatives traveled to Coachella to participate in the 2nd Annual Environmental Health Leadership Summit.  This summit hosted by our partners El Comite Civico del Valle and Promotores Comunitarios del Desierto showcased a large array of experts speaking about environmental justice and social justice in Coachella and Imperial […]

Comments to California Air Resources Board — SJV SB 375 COG Review

On Thursday, May 22nd the California Air Resources Board held an initial hearing to consider the proposed Regional Transportation Plans and Sustainable Communities Strategies put forth by each individual Council of Governments in all 8 counties in the San Joaquin Valley.  These plans are collectively responsible for reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions by 10% by the […]

City of Fresno: On Health Outcomes, City Planning, & Environmental Injustice

Decades of poor planning and environmental injustices cannot be fixed in one year. The decline of equity within our city has been increasingly noticeable and documented.  Last year, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal-EPA), released a report that identified 93706 as the most disadvantaged zip code in our state. More specifically, CalEnviroScreen 1.0 showed that […]

San Joaquin Spotlight: Fresno Environmental Reporting Network

San Joaquin Spotlight: Fresno Environmental Reporting Network Cesar Campos, CCEJN Coordinator, talks about the Fresno Environmental Reporting Network (FERN) on San Joaquin Spotlight. Click below to watch.