November 13, 2015 Tulare, CA — Central California Environmental Justice Network is excited to kick off a project to improve the participation of community members in compliance and enforcement processes throughout the San Joaquin Valley. This project includes putting a cohort (pictured here) of residents and advocates through inspector level courses at the Cal-EPA. Through the […]
**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 […]
–March 18, 2014 There is nothing surprising about the pipeline leak in Arvin that gave way to a voluntary evacuation of 20 houses. It isn’t surprising that the pipeline would leak because that happens more than any industry or government entity would be willing to recognize. It is not surprising that the residents of Arvin […]
Is The Central Valley’s Air Pollution Affecting Our Cells And Genes?
The announcement by our valley air board of compliance with the one-hour ozone standard is bogus. Their claim is based on three dubious and unprovable assumptions: One, that a couple violations in Fresno last year were caused by pollution from a fire at a refinery in the Bay Area. Two, that the Arvin Bear Mountain […]
World Health Organization: Air Pollution Causes Cancer Read the story here.
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 […]
–August 27, 2013 Central Valley Air Quality Coalition celebrated their tenth annual lobby day by traveling to the state Capitol building on Monday. CVAQ’s annual lobby day focuses on bringing attention, empowering residents, and lobbying for better air quality in the San Joaquin Valley. This year the coalition focused on mobilizing residents and community leaders […]