Tag: environment

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 […]

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 […]

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.

Radio Bilingue Invites CCEJN to Talk About Environmental Reporting

Radio Bilingue Invites CCEJN to Talk About Environmental Reporting CCEJN Coordinator, Cesar Campos, talks about the importance of environmental reporting with Alma Martinez of Comunidad Alerta.  During this show, Cesar highlights the Fresno Environmental Reporting Network (FERN) and the Kern Environmental Enforcement Network (KEEN).  

Global Community Monitor Samples Show Alarming Air Quality Near the Pipeline Leak in Arvin

March 24 — Arvin, CA For Immediate Releas Contact: Global Community Monitor — Gustavo Aguirre Jr — 661-889-1917 Global Community Monitor — Jessica Hendricks — 707-980-3816 Committee for a Better Arvin — Salvador Partida — 661-854-7000 The Center on Race, Poverty, and the Enviornment — Juan Flores — 661-709-2292 Arvin, CA– Air quality sample revealed […]

There is nothing surprising about the pipeline leak in Arvin

–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 […]