Tag: environment

Assemblymember Alejo Opposes Kettleman Hills Expansion

  For Immediate ReleaseOctober 10, 2013  Contact: Marva DiazMarva.Diaz@asm.ca.gov(916) 319-2030  Assemblyman Alejo Opposes Expanding Toxic Waste Disposal in Kettleman Hills (SACRAMENTO) —Today Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D, Salinas) called on the California Department of Toxics Control to reject the plan to expand the toxic waste disposal site near the San Joaquin Valley Community of Kettleman City.  In a letter […]

On The Toxic Trail Demonstration at Cal/EPA

100 community members and environmental justice activists from across the state united and protested in front of the Department of Toxic Substances Control/Cal EPA yesterday to demand DTSC protect people and not polluters. Chanting “We are all Kettleman City/Todos Somos Kettleman City” and “Justicia Ahora/Justice Now,” community members spoke out in front of a bed […]

Sierra Forest Legacy Announces a 2000+ Acre Controlled Burn Near Fresno

                                                         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 […]

Kettleman Hills Proposed Expansion Public Hearing!

–September 19, 2013 Emotions were high yesterday as the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) held a public hearing in the Kettleman City Elementary School in regards to the proposed expansion of the Kettleman Hills Facility. This hearing is in the midst of the public comment period that ends on October 11th of this year.  […]

HECA Hearing Update!!

–September 18, 2013 On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 the California Energy Commission (CEC) hosted the first out of three days of workshops and public hearings in regards to the Hydrogen Energy California (HECA) plant proposed for an area outside of Tupman and Buttonwillow.  The HECA project is a test project pushed by the CEC and the […]

Action in San Francisco

TODAY in SF Tell Gov. Brown: Veto SB4, Ban Fracking   We just learned that Gov. Brown will be in SF today to sign a climate agreement with Chinese officials.  This is a perfect opportunity to tell Gov. Brown that fracking is a climate issue – Veto SB4 – Ban Fracking in California. Can you join us? RSVP […]

CEJA Green Zones Congreso!

–August 29, 2013 Yellow shirts were proudly worn at the Capitol West steps on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.  This rally served as the culmination of a two day long conference in Sacramento hosted by California Environmental Justice Alliance and many other partner groups.  This rally featured legislative speakers as well as community leader speakers and […]