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San Bernardino residents raise concerns over massive air cargo logistics center bound for airport

The facility is expected to generate nearly 4,000 jobs and generate millions of dollars in revenue within five years, airport officials have said This article was first published April 18, 2019 on the San Bernardino Sun. Ericka Flores of Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice speaks to residents from communities around the San Bernardino.....

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Demanda legal contra la ciudad de Fontana

Activistas indican que un megaproyecto afectará a los residentes y a la vida silvestre; la Ciudad argumenta que se generarán empleos This article was first published April 17, 2019 on La Opinion. Por:Alejandro Cano / Especial para La Opinión | 17 de Abril 2019 Después de varios meses de intentar llegar a un acuerdo para proteger.....

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San Bernardino County, environmental groups sue Fontana over massive warehouse complex

This article was first published April 16, 2019 on the Daily Bulletin. By SANDRA EMERSON | semerson@scng.com and JACK KATZANEK | jkatzanek@scng.com San Bernardino County and several environmental groups are suing Fontana over its approval of a massive warehouse complex near the unincorporated community of Bloomington and city of Jurupa Valley. The lawsuits, filed separately Friday, April 12, accuse Fontana of.....

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Demandan a Fontana tras aprobar el centro logístico West Valley

Las demandas fueron presentadas el 12 de abril. This article was first published April 16, 2019 on Excelsior. Fontana city leaders on Tuesday, March 12, approved plans for a massive industrial business park in the southeastern part of town. (Photo by Brian Whitehead, The Sun/SCNG) By ANGELA NASO | anaso@scng.com Tres organizaciones ambientales y el condado de San.....

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Two lawsuits are filed against City of Fontana for its approval of huge warehouse project

This article was first published April 12, 2019 on the Fontana Herald. The City of Fontana has been sued by conservation and environmental justice groups for approving the West Valley Logistics Center specific plan project. By RUSSELL INGOLD Two lawsuits — one by San Bernardino County and one by environmental and conservation groups — have.....

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Earth Vibes event to encourage community to protect Mother Earth

This article was first published April 10, 2019 on IECN. For the first time, a group of environmental justice, social justice, artivists and health advocacy groups are holding an Earth Day event calling for the conservation of earth’s resources and the implementation of sustainable health practices. Earth Vibes, taking place at Bryce E. Hanes Park/Jon.....

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Environmentalists Say They Were Shut Out of Talks on Building Housing Faster

This article was first published April 1, 2019 on San Francisco Public Press.  By Kevin Stark Both the California builders’ lobby and the state’s largest trade union for construction workers backed Gavin Newsom’s campaign for governor. When the Democrat won in a predictable landslide in November, they proceeded with a common purpose: to knock down.....

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Warehouse Warren And Her Machine Get Another Project Passed

This article was first published March 15, 2019 on the San Bernardino County Sentiel. In the face of overwhelming resident opposition, the Fontana City Council on Tuesday March 12 approved a massive warehousing and industrial business park project at the southeastern corner of the city.The West Valley Logistics Center is to entail seven high cube.....

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California Is At The Vanguard Of Climate Change Policy. But Does The State Need A ‘Green New Deal’ Of Its Own?

This article was first published March 14, 2019 on Capital Public Radio. Image: Billy Wilson / Flickr Ezra David Romeo The world has just 12 years to limit global warming to moderate levels, according to a recent United Nations report. In response, Democrats  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey laid out a grand plan for the.....

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Amid e-commerce surge, California cities want relief from truck pollution

This article was first published March 14, 2019 on Energy News Network. WRITTEN BYKevin Stark PHOTO BYwww.routexl.com / Flickr / Creative Commons Community and clean air advocates are fighting to curb pollution and electrify trucks in a distribution center hub. The new expectation of next-day delivery is contributing to an old problem for California’s valley communities:.....