Tag Archive: environmental justice

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We Will Not Allow Warehouses To Poison Our Families

Warehouses bring large amounts of diesel truck traffic that pollute nearby communities with toxins that cause asthma, cancer, heart disease, emphysema and early death. When our government allows warehouses to be built too close to homes and schools, it is illegal. In 2013, CCAEJ won a lawsuit against the county for breaking the California Environmental Quality.....

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We Will Not Allow Riverside to Cage Jurupa Valley’s Future In Their Power Lines

Betty Anderson is a passionate community leader of Jurupa Valley. She’s building community power to protect Jurupa Valley’s future from Riverside’s power line project. Betty’s here to tell you why.  There is more than one point of view about the Riverside Transmission Reliability Project (RTRP).  Mr. Girish Balachandran of Riverside Public Utilities (RPU) and RPU.....

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The voice of our community is powerful, and it’s within you.

  Every day, for 35 years and counting, we watch community leaders stand up to special interests, polluters and prejudice and we watch them win. These leaders are the grandmothers, fathers, daughters and friends who live next door. They are just like you. They don’t have the time, money, experience or the formal expertise they.....

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An Open Letter To Assemblymember Garcia: Amend AB 617 So Our Families Can Breathe

July 12, 2017 The Honorable Cristina Garcia Assemblymember State Capitol, Room 2013 Sacramento, CA 95814 Re: AB 617 — Oppose in Current Iteration Dear Assemblymember Garcia: We thank you for your efforts on behalf of environmental justice communities, and we know you are one of the strongest champions for the community in Sacramento; which makes.....

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Tell Our Governor: Your “Climate Bills” Sell Our Lungs To The Oil Industry, We’re Smarter Than Your Spin

Right now, a battle between political points, the oil industry and the future of the air we breathe is taking place in Sacramento. It’s time to wield our community power to ensure a better future. A key bill package on climate policy and air quality is moving its way through negotiations in our state legislature......