Author : greenbean

Written on Jul, 10, 2013 by in

Downstream Community Leadership Training Greenaction & Before It Starts Sponsors Forum and Nonviolent Direct Action Training Moab, Utah

Continue Reading...
Written on Jul, 03, 2013 by in

 Salt Lake City Tribute Utah residents protest incinerator in their backyard By Kimball Bennion, July 3, 2013 Close to 100 residents of the communities surrounding the West’s last standing medical waste incinerator braved Tuesday’s high temperatures to put the heat on the facility accused of spewing more pollutants into the air than allowed.  Residents of the Foxboro subdivision in North …

Continue Reading...
Written on Jul, 02, 2013 by in

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) California regulators are recommending allowing a major expansion of the largest hazardous waste dump in the Western United States, even though some residents blame the dump for birth defects and have opposed the expansion, officials said on Tuesday. The California Department of Toxic Substances Control said it has issued a draft expansion permit that would allow the …

Continue Reading...
Written on Jul, 02, 2013 by in

Logansport Pharos-Tribune June 27, 2013 Energy, economics panel questions Pyrolyzer Incineration, garbage, liability up for discussion. by Mitchell Kirk Pharos-Tribune Pharos-Tribune —- — Experts in the fields of energy, environmental science and economics spoke at a question-and-answer session at the McHale Performing Arts Center Wednesday night to discuss Logansport’s power plant project currently in negotiations with Pyrolyzer LLC. The panel was made …

Continue Reading...
Written on Jun, 20, 2013 by in

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, North Salt Lake City, Utah: Communities for Clean Air & Greenaction joined together in a protest against the Stericycle medical waste incinerator that pollutes the air and violates the law! See the press release below. Communities for Clean Air * Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice For immediate release Contact Natasha Hincks, Resident  801-663-1731 — Bradley …

Continue Reading...
Written on Apr, 18, 2013 by in

    Earth Day Coalition for Environmental and Climate Justice For more information: Bradley Angel/Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice 415-284-5600 x 102, cell 415-722-5270 Nile Malloy/Communities for a Better Environment 510-302-0430 x 11, cell 510-926-5737 Maricela Mares Alatorre/People for Clean Air & Water of Kettleman City 559-816-9298   65 Community, Environmental Justice, Indigenous, Climate, Civil Rights, Health & Environmental Groups …

Continue Reading...
Written on Apr, 18, 2013 by in

To: President Obama, United States Environmental Protection Agency and the California EPA From: 65 Community, Environmental Justice, Indigenous, Climate, Health, Civil Rights, Environmental and Social Justice Groups April 17, 2013 Protect our Health, Environment, Climate, Communities and Civil Rights – Not Polluters 1. Reject permits to chronic polluters, and reject permits that cause additional cumulative health risk and environmental impacts …

Continue Reading...
Written on Apr, 01, 2013 by in

Amazon Watch American Indian Movement West ANSWER Coalition-Bay Area Arc Ecology Asamblea de Poder Popular de Gonzales Asian Pacific Environmental Network Bay Area Environmental Health Collaborative Bay Localize Bay Native Circle Breast Cancer Action California Indian Environmental Alliance Californians for Pesticide Reform Center for Environmental Health Central California Environmental Justice Network Center for Biological Diversity Center on Race, Poverty and …

Continue Reading...
Written on Mar, 28, 2013 by in

El Pueblo Para el Aire y Agua Limpio/People for Clean Air and Water of Kettleman City Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice For Immediate Release: March 27, 2013 Contact: Bradley Angel/Greenaction (415) 284-5600 x102; (415) 7225270 cell Maricela Mares-Alatorre/Kettleman City Resident (559) 816-9298 State Department of Toxic Substances Control Fines Chemical Waste Management $311,194 for 72 Permit Violations at Kettleman …

Continue Reading...
Written on Mar, 13, 2013 by in

ACTION REPORT: APRIL 23, 2013 On April 22, 2013, Greenaction brought together 500 people from 68 environmental justice, community, indigenous, environmental, social justice, civil rights and labor organizations for the Earth Day Action for Environmental and Climate Justice on Earth Day, Monday, April 22nd in front of the US EPA Region IX office in San Francisco, California. Read the press release about the Earth …

Continue Reading...