TAKE A STAND AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM:

Act Now for Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice!

 

Action: Speak Out Against the Hydrogen Energy Coal & Chemical Fertilizer Plant Proposed near Buttonwillow, California

SCS Energy wants to build a massive $4 billion dirty coal-powered chemical facility near Tupman and Buttonwillow. If approved, the project would emit dangerous pollution into Kern County’s air.

ATTEND THE HEARING SEPTEMBER 17!
Public Workshop and Speak Out for Clean Air
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District
Multi-Purpose Facility
556 Milo Ave, Buttonwillow, California

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Action: Rally and Action for Healthy Communities & Environmental Justice- “We Are All Kettleman City”

Join us on October 9, 2013, Noon in Sacramento to demand Governor Jerry Brown and the State Department of Toxic Substances Control to get out of bed with polluters! Protect People, Not Polluters! No Permits for Repeat Offenders.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Noon
PROTEST at CalEPA/DTSC, 10th and I Streets, Sacraento
MARCH to the Governor’s Residence

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Action: Save the Green & Colorado Rivers from Radioactive Contamination!

Blue Castle Holdings wants to build a 2-unit nuclear reactor near the Green River and the City of Green River, Utah, and store the highly radioactive nuclear fuel rods in an area susceptible to flash floods. This project risks the drinking and agricultural water for tens of millions of people.

> Email the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and request to be notified of opportunities for public comment on the nuclear power plant proposed for Green River, Utah: Michael.Eudy@nrc.gov

> Call or email Utah Governor Gary Herbert and tell him to stop the nuclear power plant: 800-705-2464, gherbert@utah.gov

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Action: Tell USEPA and California EPA – Stop Dumping Hazardous Wastes in Kettleman City!

Kettleman City is a low-income, Latino community impacted by pollution from many sources, including a Chemical Waste Management hazardous waste and PCB landfill. Despite birth defects and other health problems, years of chronic permit violations, and discrimination and intimidation against Spanish speaking residents, USEPA and California State Department of Toxic Substances Control want to issue draft permits to expand the dump. Tell USEPA and California EPA: Stop Dumping Hazardous Wastes in Kettleman City!

> EMAIL the US EPA and the California EPA/Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to demand they deny permits to expand the Chemical Waste Management hazardous waste landfill in Kettleman City due to the chronic violations by the company, the ongoing health crisis including birth defects, miscarriages and childhood cancer, and the racial discrimination in the permit process including denying Spanish-speakers equal opportunity to participate in the process and the use of police dogs and police intimidation in the public hearings.

USEPA Region IX Administrator Jared Blumenfeld blumenfeld.jared@epa.gov
USEPA national Administrator Lisa Jackson jackson.lisap@epa.gov
DTSC Director Debbie Raphael draphael@dtsc.ca.gov
California EPA Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice Arsenio Mataka amataka@CalEPA.ca.gov

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