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San Bernardino County supervisors rezone residential land in Bloomington for warehouse

Bloomington residents Enrique Jaime, 73, and wife, Carman, 63, are unhappy with the 334,000-square-foot Slover Distribution Center set to go near their home. San Bernardino County supervisors on Tuesday, Sept. 25, approved the project. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) This article was first published September 25, 2018 on the San Bernardino Sun. Brian Whitehead.....

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Bloomington warehouse plan that sparked protest returns to San Bernardino County supervisors

Volunteers with the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice recently visited Bloomington High circulating a petition opposing the rezoning of 17 acres of residential land to build a warehouse near the school. (Photo courtesy of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice) This article was first published September 24, 2018 on the San Bernardino.....

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Meet the 2018 Riverside County Champions for Justice

This article was first published September 23, 2018 on the Press-Enterprise. Staff Report They have stood up for justice and now they’ll be applauded at the 16th Annual Champions for Justice Awards Banquet. Eight honorees will be recognized Thursday, Oct. 4, by the Fair Housing Council of Riverside County, Inc. The award recipients have championed the causes.....

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Stop building warehouses near our homes and schools

This article was first published September 17, 2018 on IECN. Imagine buying a home for you and your family, only to find out years later that the land directly behind you was being seriously considered for a 344,000 square foot warehouse—the equivalent of six football fields—less than 200 feet away from your door. This is.....

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Solidarity to Solutions: San Bernardino Groups Take on Warehouse Pollution

https://www.reimaginerpe.org/San-Bernadino-Warehoueses-Chela-Graciela-Larios-CCAEJ “These diesel trucks are going to go in our neighborhoods, regardless if you’re in Bloomington, Jurupa Valley, Fontana. These warehouses are going everywhere…. The beauty of this environmental justice struggle that we’re all fighting is that we’re not alone…. the beauty of it is getting the people together. We don’t got money, but we.....

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Amazon Delivers Low-Paying Jobs and Dirty Air to California’s Poorest

Bloomington residents and environmental advocates gather outside the San Bernardino County Government Center in February 2018 to protest warehouse development plans. This article was first published September 11, 2018 on Truthout. By Jess Clarke Amazon, long known for its low pay and bad labor practices at the company’s fulfillment centers, is starting to feel some heat......

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Climate Action.

This was first posted September 10, 2018 on Radio Bilingue. A conversation with the author of a landmark bill that requires all California electricity to be generated from carbon-free energy sources, like solar and wind, by 2045. If signed by Gov. Brown, California would become the second state to end fossil fuels in the energy.....

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Flashpoints – September 7, 2018

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Democrats regain majority at South Coast Air Quality Management District

From left, Riverside County supervisors Marion Ashley and V. Manuel Perez (File photos). This article was first published August 29, 2018 on Press-Enterprise. Jeff Horseman The agency responsible for protecting and improving air quality for 16.8 million Southern Californians will have a Democratic majority after a Republican Riverside County supervisor stepped down from the agency’s.....

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Court voids Moreno Valley’s agreement for World Logistics Center, in what foes call a setback for the project

An overview of the area where the World Logistics Center is proposed to be built in eastern Moreno Valley, as seen from Cactus Avenue looking north to the 60 Freeway in August 2015. The Skechers warehouse is in the background. (File photo by Kurt Miller, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) This article was first published August 24, 2018.....