Oakland City Council is holding a hearing on the proposed plan to ship coal by rail for export through the Oakland Army base terminal. Environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, Earthjustice, Communities for a Better Environment, and West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project have all been speaking up since it came to light that the developers… Read more »
The Keystone XL project seemed to move forward quickly last week, as a key court decision in Nebraska failed to stop the pipeline, and a new Republican-led congress took it up as a first order of business in 2015. Environmentalists nationwide are not giving up without making their voices heard loud and clear by President… Read more »
4th of July Special: We celebrate these Americans, who love their country by standing up for clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. Here are some feel-good stories. If you know of others, please share!
Check out this story from North Omaha, Nebraska: residents won a change of heart from their public power district, resulting… Read more »
Oil companies in the Bay Area have proposed plans to move explosive fracked crude oil through major Bay Area cities, using the same tracks as Amtrak’s passenger rail line. This move puts all the cities along the path of this rail route at risk, including Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose. This region has a… Read more »
This Friday, from 5-8 PM, our neighbors in our San Pablo building will join together to have a big, festive open house! The Ecology Center, Sierra Club, Yoga Room, Golden Gate Audubon, League of Women Voters, and our new neighbors Save the Frogs will be celebrating the season with food, drinks, live music, art and… Read more »