Tag: fracking

Community Fast in Support of Kern County Residents

November 12, 2015 Today, Cesar Campos, Director of CCEJN is fasting in solidarity with Kern County residents. This community fast was started by residents and organizers in Kern County to protest the county’s adoption of an ordinance that serves to fast track and undermine environmental review of oil exploration projects–including fracking and other extreme well […]

Advocates lead a tour with U.S. EPA Director of Environmental Justice

On Wednesday, July 16, U.S. EPA Director of Environmental Justice, Matthew Tejada, joined organizations in the valley as they showcased some of the many stories of injustice that exist here.  The tour coordinated by U.S. EPA Region 9 and CCEJN provided a full day of resident meetings and travel to specific locations with the hope […]

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 […]

Don’t Frack California

Thousands are descending on Sacramento — March 15 — Join Californians Against Fracking for this rally. Click on the picture to sign up for transportation.

Activists in Fresno: No Fracking Gov. Brown!

January 14, 2014 On Monday, January 13, local activists mobilize to welcome Governor Jerry Brown at Fresno City Hall. The group carried a strong message: Put a stop to fracking in Califronia! Chanting and raising their voice, the protesters gathered media attention and continued to push the message that the dirty oil in the Monterrey […]

SB4 Regulation Hearing in Bakersfield

    January 9, 2014 Dozens of community residents joined the fight against fracking last night in Bakersfield.  This mobilization occurred as a response to a hearing scheduled by the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to receive public comments on the proposed well stimulation treatment regulations as mandated by Senate Bill 4. […]