] Worker and community groups are calling on the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to support the community and worker proposed recommendations to protect environmental health and safety from new toxic dirty oil projects. Read more
] Even before a full switch to tar sands, shifting to lower quality oil already has caused serious harm to refinery communities, workers, and the environment. Read more
CBE has been working diligently to ensure the I-710 corridor project is not merely a freeway expansion project, but an entirely new type of freight and people transit project—one that protects and revitalizes the communities… read more.
] Residents of East and Southeast Los Angeles demand the immediate shut down of Exide Technologies, a dangerous polluter and serial violator of health protective environmental laws and regulations. Read the press release
and the media advisory
] The World Health Organization declared air pollution a human carcinogen like tobacco smoke, asbestos and arsenic, calling it a leading cause of cancer deaths globally.
] California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision reduces need for more gas fired power plants.
CBE Organizer, Nehanda Imara, testifies against the development of a proposed crematorium in a community already over-burdened by air pollutants.
CBE Organizer, Andres Soto, is interviewed on KALW’s show, Your Call: the one year anniversary of the Richmond Chevron disaster.
Read how tar sands could get to the Bay Area to explode emissions and refineries now (Read CBE’s EIR comment).
Railroads are carrying soaring amounts of crude from Canada down to refineries along the US Gulf Coast, reducing the need for the TransCanada project… (Read more).