Even out-of-state Mayors and City officials are writing to Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti over their concerns about Tesoro’s LA plans. Joint Letter from Pacific NW Officials to Mayor Garectti and Mayor Garcetti’s Letter to SCAQMD.
Read this article in the Nation featuring work by CBE’s Richmond team advocating for an emissions cap to prevent refineries in the Bay Area from converting dirtier-burning oils into fuels.
Read this news story in KPCC featuring CBE member Magali Sanchez Hall, discussing the affect of refinery emissions on her health, and her community.
Read about Communities for a Better Environment’s Youth for EJ lawsuit in The New York Times Editorial featuring community leader Giselle Cabrera, and how our City can better protect communities from oil drilling dangers.
After Settlement of Legal Challenge to City’s Drilling Practices, Oil Lobby Group Sues Young Plaintiffs to Chill Their Right to Petition. Click HERE to learn more on Youth EJ SLAPP Suit
Thank You to the VABANC Law Foundation for Sponsoring CBE’s New Legal Fellow, Jaimini Parekh!
We know you’ve been waiting to hear, and we’ve got some good news for you! Share our announcement and let’s celebrate this Youth for Environmental Justice victory! Press release CLICK HERE
See the fact sheet on SB1387 (De León, Lara, Allen) to learn more about this important environmental justice bill.