Northern California

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.


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-elements needed for a greener and more vibrant East Oakland.