Tag: HECA

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 […]

SJV Air District Approves Power Plant

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has approved the HECA power plant in Kern County arguing that the plant will mitigate the effects of its emissions (over 6,000 tons of pollution per year, not including the influx of mobile sources bringing in coal and petroleum coke to Kern County). The California Energy Commission […]

HECA Hearing in Buttonwillow — May 15, 2013

Great turnout thanks to Ana and Maricela of Greenaction plus Chris Romanini of HECA Neighbors and local Sierra Club folks. Around 100 people were in the audience. This short video gives you a picture of what went on plus highlights the environmental justice problem with this proposed project.