Valley Improvement Projects

Working with the Community to Improve the Community

CCEJN’s “Roots of Resistance” Conference a Success

THANK YOU! As Co-chair of the Unity Council, I Rosenda Mataka would like to thank everyone who attended or contributed to the Roots Of Resistance bi-annual conference. The amount of … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Releases New Video and Fact-sheet That Busts the Myths of ‘Waste-to-Energy’

Valley Improvement Projects ally, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), has released a new video and fact-sheet that busts the myths of ‘Waste-to-Energy’ a.k.a Trash Incineration. Stanislaus County is home … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Stanislaus Needs Carpet Recycling, NOT Incineration!

Valley Improvement Projects is currently working to ensure that old and used carpet in Stanislaus County is recycled instead of being dumped in our local landfill or burned at the … Continue reading

August 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

VIP’s Earth Day Weekend!

Valley Improvement Projects had an eventful Earth Day weekend, participating in a meeting with US EPA officials in San Francisco on Friday 4/21 with the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Environmental Justice Leaders Across California Head to Sacramento To Tell Policy Makers ‘Stop Protecting Polluters’ — California Environmental Justice Coalition

For more information: California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) email Tom Helme, CEJC Coordinator, Valley Improvement Projects, (209) 589-9277 For immediate release, August 19, 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE LEADERS ACROSS CALIFORNIA HEAD … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

VIP Protests Lenient Plea Deal for ex-Sheriff

“Justice for Rita! Jail for Abbey!” On Tuesday, June 28th, VIP members and several other members of the community protested the decisions of Stanislaus Judge Ricardo Cordova and District Attorney … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Join CEJC for Our Statewide Conference for Environmental & Climate Justice! — California Environmental Justice Coalition

The California Environmental Justice Coalition is pleased to announce our statewide environmental justice strategy conference, trainings, and day of action taking place on August 21-22, 2016, in Sacramento, CA. Join … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

VIP Advocates for Waste Diversion, Not Incineration

Valley Improvement Projects has been researching and advocating for more waste diversion by recycling, reusing, and composting and not burning our trash, recyclable and compostable material at the Covanta Incinerator … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stanislaus Trash Incinerator Company Fined Over $30,000 for Violations in Delano

Source: Community Complaints lead to over $30,000 in violation penalties FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2015 Contact: Gustavo Aguirre Jr. 661-889-1917 Ingrid Brostrom 510-717-8482 Air Emissions from the Covanta Biomass Facility … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

CVAQ, Clean Air Action Day 2015

VIP was proud to participate in this year’s Central Valley Air Quality Coalition (CVAQ) Clear Air Action Day in Sacramento advocating for policies that clean our air and improve the … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · Leave a comment
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