Northern California


CBE focuses on improving safety at the Chevron refinery, so Bay Area residents don’t have to experience the fire of August 6, 2012 again. Bay Area and national news outlets have relied on CBE for our expert analysis regarding the Chevron fire. CBE also works to reduce pollution, increase green career opportunities, and promotes clean energy solutions for Richmond residents.

East Oakland

In addition to fighting polluters such as Neptune Societies crematorium, CBE is also working to eliminate blight and create healthier food options needed for a greener and more vibrant East Oakland.  CBE is a core partner in the California Endowment’s East Oakland Building Healthy Communities initiative and working towards bringing more environmental, economic and community benefits in East Oakland Coliseum City project.

Clean Energy Projects in Northern California

CBE is working to build a just transition from fossil fuels and advocating for clean energy and community based solutions to fight climate change and build a new economy.  We are currently advocating to fix PG&E’s Power Charge Indifference Adjustment (PCIA) fee that is billed to customers who leave PG&E to become a part of a Community Choice energy program.  Increasing renewable energy in future economic development projects as in East Oakland Coliseum City project.  Supporting the implementation of Community Choice Aggregation in Richmond.

Dirtier Oil

Heavy crude oil is snaking it’s way through the Bay Area-tens of thousands of pounds flowing in by way of train daily. This threatens the health and safety of towns located near rail lines and/or oil refineries.  Learn more.