Month: October 2015

STOP THE FRACK ATTACK.

Central California Environmental Justice Network Project Coordinator, Gustavo Aguirre Jr Stop the Frack Attack National Summit Oct 3rd-5th Denver, CO. Stop the Frack Attack National Summit is a national gathering of organizations and advocates that work from different spectrums such as grassroots community organizing, tribal/Native American reservation organizing and policy work around Oil & Gas […]

Community Complaints lead to over $30,000 in violation penalties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2015 Contact: Gustavo Aguirre Jr. 661-889-1917 Ingrid Brostrom 510-717-8482 Air Emissions from the Covanta Biomass Facility Result in Fines Community complaints lead to over $30,000 in violation penalties DELANO, CA—The San Joaquin Valley Air District recently found the Covanta biomass incinerator in Delano liable for seven air quality infractions, leading […]

CVAQ, Clean Air Action Day 2015

–Sacramento, CA On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, the Central Valley Air Quality Coalition (CVAQ) celebrated its 12th Annual Clean Air Action Day in Sacramento by organizing over 70 Valley advocates and residents representing all eight Valley counties and more than 20 organizations to meet with over 60 legislator offices in Sacramento. The Coalition’s annual event […]

Support for AB 1420

On Friday, October 2, 2015, CCEJN submitted the following letter to Governor Brown asking for his signature on AB 1420: October 1, 2015 Honorable Edmund G. Brown Governor, State of California California State Capitol, 1st Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Support for AB 1420 (Salas) On behalf of Central California Environmental Justice Network, I am […]

Support for AB 1071

CCEJN sent the following letter to Governor Brown asking for support for AB 1071: October 1, 2015 Honorable Edmund G. Brown Governor, State of California State Capitol, First Floor Sacramento, California 95814 Re: Support AB 1071 (Atkins and E Garcia) Environmental Justice Supplemental Environmental Projects Dear Governor Brown: On behalf of Central California Environmental Justice […]