Valley Improvement Projects

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Air Monitoring Training Workshop

Originally posted on CCEJN:
July 9, 2015 Durham, NC EPA’s Office of Research & Development hosted community leaders from across the United States at Research Triangle Park in North Carolina…

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

“This American Life” Trash Incineration Segment Misses the Point

I am an avid listener of This American Life and I usually love it, which is why I was so deeply disappointed with their decision to perpetuate the myths and misinformation about ‪#‎incineration‬ in … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

VIP Featured on Center for Climate Change & Health Website

V.I.P. was recently featured on the Center for Climate Change & Health website as part of their “Stories from the Field” page about how “Many communities are working at the local level to … Continue reading

June 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

VIP Seeks to Improve Modesto’s Earth Day Festival

Valley Improvement Projects is grateful that Modesto has an annual Earth Day event and pleased by some of the groups, vendors, and activities offered. Unfortunately, we feel there is a … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

VIP Featured in ‘Stanislaus Connections’

Valley Improvement Projects was recently featured in Stanislaus Connections, the semi-monthly publication of the Modesto Peace/Life Center. Check out http://peacelifecenter.org/ for more information about the Peace/Life Center in downtown Modesto. You … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

VIP Featured in Community Food & Justice Coalition March Newsletter

V.I.P. was recently featured in the March edition of the Community Food & Justice Coalition’s newsletter as part of their “Climate Change Stories” series profiling Environmental Justice groups throughout California. Check … Continue reading

March 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

V.I.P. 2015!

After closing down the Valley Improvement Projects Community Center for Social & Environmental Justice in late 2014 V.I.P. volunteers have been working to determine the best way forward and ensure we … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arvin Pipeline Leak

Originally posted on CCEJN:
<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/107859287″>Center on Arts & Transcripts: Arvin Pipeline Leak</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user19152102″>CCEJN</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Air Quality Victory in Fresno!

Originally posted on CCEJN:
**CCEJN Unity Council member Sarah Sharpe addresses the media during a press conference on May 30th** June 2, 2014 On Friday, May 30th, many clean air advocates held a…

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Report Back from Public Forum on Fracking in Madera

We need to ask ourselves where we will draw the line in what is acceptable in the name of “We need jobs.” Last night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars … Continue reading

April 30, 2014 · Leave a comment
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