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May 30, 2017 | Letter

SB 100 Sign-on Support Letter

To Senator Kevin De León: "Our organizations write to express our support for Senate Bill 100, which will accelerate the state’s current 50% Renewables Portfolio Program (RPS) requirement to 2025, raise the RPS to 60% in 2030, and establish a goal for the state to satisfy all its electricity needs from carbon-free resources by 2045."

May 25, 2017 | In the News: Southern California Public Radio, Take Two

Gov. Brown Visits Polluted Neighborhoods In Environmental Tour Of Southeast LA

Adrian Martinez, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "This is one of the most polluted parts of the region. There's lots of diesel trucks and other air pollution that comes into this regions. So, the idea was to let the governor experience firsthand, what it's like to live in this area that is heavily impacted by dirty trucks, dirty trains, and other emissions from goods movement."

April 4, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Community Group Alleges Civil Rights Violations by the City and Port of Oakland in Complaint to Federal Government

On behalf of the communities of West Oakland, the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project submits this Complaint regarding the City of Oakland’s pattern of neglect and systemic disregard for the health and wellbeing of West Oakland’s residents, as demonstrated by its continuous authorizations of expanded freight infrastructure activities at the Port of Oakland and the former Oakland Army Base while failing to ensure adequate health and safety protections for the surrounding community.

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