Month: June 2014

Fresno COG approves the 2014 RTP and SCS

  On Thursday, June 26, 2014 the Fresno Council of Governments approved the 2014 Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy.  This is a heartfelt e-mail that advocates received following the decision from Veronica Garibay, Co-Director of Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability.     As mandated by Senate Bill 375 this is the first […]

CCEJN Coordinator Brings a Community Perspective to Enforcement at US EPA Region 9

–June 13, 2014 Last Wednesday (6/11), CCEJN Coordinator visited the enforcement division of the US EPA to provide a fresh perspective of enforcement from the viewpoint of community-led projects.  This workshop was part of a series of monthly trainings provided to US EPA staff.  This month, the topic was community-led enforcement and reporting networks like […]

Air Quality Victory in Fresno!

**CCEJN Unity Council member Sarah Sharpe addresses the media during a press conference on May 30th** June 2, 2014 On Friday, May 30th, many clean air advocates held a press conference to inform the public about a key judicial decision in favor of clean air. Fresno’s Fifth District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of the Sierra Club, the […]