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Walmart Consolidation Center to Bring Over 600 Jobs to Colton

This article was first published on KVCR News by Daneille Fox on January 16, 2019. Walmart is opening a consolidation center and warehouse in Colton, which will bring over 600 jobs by 2021. KVCR’s Danielle Fox has more. Walmart is opening a consolidation center and warehouse in Colton this July, which will bring over 600.....

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Let’s Clear the Air (January 10, 2019)

Featuring: Allen Hernandez, Executive Director, CCAEJ

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Concern and confusion over West Valley Logistics Center should raise red flags

This article was first published January 10, 2019 on the Herald News. By Andrea Vidaurre Narrow roads, diesel trucks, heavy construction, loud noise, and air pollution. The last few years have been difficult for Bloomington residents living near warehouses. Sadly, local leaders continue to prioritize this type of development over more housing and green zones.....

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San Bernardino County Supervisors Ignore Residents, Use ‘Flawed’ Report To Approve Giant Warehouse

Bloomington residents and environmental advocates gathered outside the San Bernardino County Government Center in February, 2018 to protest warehouse development plans near a residential neighborhood and schools in Bloomington. Nearly a year later, residents say they’ve received no satisfactory response to their concerns about health and safety from the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors. CREDIT.....

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Here’s where an ecological farm could be coming to Pomona

United Voices of Pomona for Environmental Justice says its wants to build it calls an Ecological and Community Oriented Farm and Resource Management project on a 21,000-square-foot unused parcel on South Buena Vista Avenue, between 11 Street and Grand Avenue, Pomona, California. (Liset Marquez/SCNG) This article was first published  December 28, 2018 on the Inland Valley.....

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Will Flying J truck stop approved for Jurupa Valley be good or bad for residents’ health?

Jurupa Valley High School student Dania De Ramon asks the Jurupa Valley City Council not to approve a Pilot Flying J truck stop near the school. (Photo courtesy of Anthony Victoria, Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice) This article was first published December 28, 2018 on the Press Enterprise. By Ryan Hagen A Pilot.....

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JURUPA: Distrito escolar se opone a una nueva área de descanso de camiones

This story was first published in Spanish December 13, 2018 in Excelsior California By Angela Naso La mesa directiva del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Jurupa aprobó unanimamente una resolución para oponerse a la construcción de un área de descanso de camiones llamado el Pilot Flying J Travel Center. “La contaminación nos duele a todos”, dijo Karen Bradford,.....

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School board opposes truck stop proposed near Jurupa Valley High

The project would be less than 1 mile from the campus in the Mira Loma neighborhood. The Jurupa Unified School District board discusses a resolution opposing a proposed truck stop Monday, Dec. 10. The resolution passed 5-0. (Courtesy of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice) This article was first published December 12, 2018.....

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Jurupa Valley Councilmembers should take a stand and say no to Pilot Flying J

By Mariana Juarez Politicians keep making false promises to reduce traffic congestion, improve our air quality, and bring safety to Mira Loma, but keep falling short with each given opportunity. On October 24, these officials were given the chance to show they represent their constituents’ best interests. However, despite dozens of Jurupa Valley community members.....

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Fontana City Council votes to allow additional warehouse projects to move forward

This article was first published on November 29, 2018 in the Fontana Herald News  The Fontana City Council on Nov. 27 amended the city’s General Plan to change land use in certain areas, paving the way for two warehouse construction projects. The increasing number of warehouses being approved for development in Fontana has created some.....