CEJC Meets with New Director of DTSC, Delivers Civil Rights Complaint

Members of several organizations in the California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC), including VIP, met on Thursday with Barbara Lee, the newly appointed Director of Cal EPA’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) to discuss the detailed list of recommendations for improving DTSC that CEJC recently submitted. After discussing the recommendations, DTSC’s recent permit denial to Exide TechnologiesContinue reading “CEJC Meets with New Director of DTSC, Delivers Civil Rights Complaint”

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CEJC Releases Recommendations to DTSC as They Side with Polluters and Weigh Modesto Barium Removal

Two weeks after CEJC submitted detailed recommendations on how to reform and improve the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) the agency denied an appeal filed by CEJC members El Pueblo Para el Aire y Agua Limpia (People for Clean Air and Water) of Kettleman City and Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice that challenged DTSC’s approval of a Chemical Waste Management landfill expansion.Continue reading “CEJC Releases Recommendations to DTSC as They Side with Polluters and Weigh Modesto Barium Removal”

California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) to Hold Statewide Founding Conference in Kettleman City

Almost 40 urban, rural and indigenous grassroots groups have United in Solidarity for Environmental Justice! The California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) is a newly formed network of organizations with the common mission of taking action to bring about systemic change in industry and government policies and practices to protect health and promote justice and resilient communities by uncompromisingly following theContinue reading “California Environmental Justice Coalition (CEJC) to Hold Statewide Founding Conference in Kettleman City”