Tag: hazardous waste

Residents Mobilize to Fight Illegal Dumping in Fresno

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEogHu00u9k&w=560&h=315] Fresno, CA Residents of district 5 and district 7 are mobilizing to protect their communities from illegal dumping. This chronic problem plagues neighborhoods that are already overburdened by other pollution sources. In this video, we talk to a group of community leaders that have come together to clean-up their neighborhoods and demand action […]

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. ┬áThe 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 […]