Press Releases

(San Francisco CA, Tuesday, September 4, 2018)– “Tar Sands Refining Expansion Rubberstamped—Without Climate Impact Review California Cap-and-Trade Cited Reason”

(Oakland CA, Wednesday, August 29, 2018)– “East Oakland Rises Up for Environmental Justice”

(Oakland CA, Tuesday, May 22, 2018)– “Report: California’s climate leadership requires a managed ramp-down of oil production”

(Rodeo CA, Monday, May 21, 2018)– “EPA Ignores Petition to Review Illegally Issued Refinery Permit to Pollute Rodeo Refinery Air Permit Issued with No Public Input”

(Huntington Park CA, Martes, Abril 17, 2018)– “Transformación Dirigida Por la Comunidad: Huntington Park, Ca Recibe la Mayor Cantidad de Fondos del Estado en El Condado de Los Ángeles Para Parques”

(Huntington Park CA, Tuesday, April 17, 2018)– “Community Led Transformation: Huntington Park, CA Receives the Most Funds in LA County for Parks From the State”

(Los Angeles CA, Viernes, Enero 26, 2018)– “Después de Fuertes Testimonios Presentados por Residentes Locales, el Comité del Proyecto Decide No Apoyar a Ningún Plan en la Expansión de la Autopista 710 Sur”

(Los Angeles CA, Friday, January 26, 2018)– “After Outpour of Local Residents’ Impassioned Testimony, Project Committee Withholds Support for a Specific Plan on 710 Freeway Expansion”

(Huntington Park CA, Monday, June 26, 2017)– “CBE Perseveres Despite Multiple Break-ins and Theft” — Press Release

(Wilmington CA, Wednesday, June 14, 2017)– “CBE Sues South Coast Air District over Tesoro LA Expansion“– Press Release

(Richmond CA, Thursday, April 6, 2017) — “State Weighs in For Caps on Bay Area Refinery Toxic and Climate Pollution” — News Release

(Richmond CA, Tuesday, March 14, 2017) — “San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors Denies Phillips 66’s Oil Trains Project” — Press Release

(Richmond CA, Tuesday, June 14, 2016)– “Bay Area Residents and Environmental Advocates Push Swift Adoption of Rule to Cap Refinery Emissions” — Press Release

(Los Angeles, CA February 18, 2016)– “Governor Brown Commits $176 million to Clean up Exide Mess in South East Los Angeles” –Statement

(Richmond CA, January 26, 2016)– “County Admits Tarsands Plan: Proposes Rejecting Oil Trains Project

(Richmond, CA, July 11, 2015)– “Protesters March Against Oil Trains: Richmond Calls for an end to Fossil Fuels and Demand Clean Energy Now!

(Richmond, CA, July 6, 2015)–“Activists Detained Hanging “Stop Oil Trains Now” Banner to Kick off Week of Action

(Oakland, CA, May 6, 2014)–“Pollution Isn’t Color Blind in Oakland.”

(Sacramento, CA, January 22, 2014)–“We’re on our way to a million electric vehicles” 

(Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 2013)–PRESS CONFERENCE & RALLY AGAINST A GROSS POLLUTER IN VERNON

(San Francisco, CA, October 18, 2013)–California Leads the Way, Finalizes Major Rule To Advance Clean Energy

(San Francisco, CA, August 19, 2013)–Community Groups File Legal Challenge to Bay Area Planning Agencies for a Better, Smarter Growth Plan

(San Francisco, CA, May 29, 2013)–Lawsuit Filed to Help Communities Fight Power Plant Air Pollution

(Huntington Park, CA, March 8, 2013)–Community Celebrates New School and Park Opening on the Site of a Former Toxic Concrete Mountain

(Sacramento, CA, February 6, 2013)–CBE Joins New Coalition to Protect California’s Landmark Environmental Law

(Sacramento, CA, February 5, 2013)–Oil Industry Fuels California Lobbyists

(Richmond, CA, January 30, 2013)–LABOR, COMMUNITY, AND UNIVERSITY FORM NEW COLLABORATIVE TO IMPROVE HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRACTICES IN THE OIL REFINING INDUSTRY

(Richmond, CA, October 1, 2012)–City to vote on safer, less-polluting refinery technology following disastrous Chevron fire.

(Oakland, CA, August 30, 2012)–Oakland is Not a Toxic Dumping Ground.  Planning Commission (3-2) Denies Crematorium Appeal.

(Oakland, CA, August 27, 2012)–Dirty crude suspected in refinery fire probe; agencies accept CBE’s recommendation for early path of investigation

(Richmond, CA, April 24, 2012)–CBE’s “less pollution–more jobs” land use policy accepted for further review by Richmond City Council.  Read CBE’s letter to the City Council supporting the policy here.

(Sacramento, CA, April 19, 2012)—Regulator (California Public Utilities Commission) Says “No!” to More Fossil Fuel Power Generation in California

(Sacramento, CA, July 28, 2011)–Environmental Justice Groups File Comments with the California Air Resources Board, Offer Alternatives to Cap and Trade to Combat Climate Change.  Read CBE’s comments to CARB here.