The CPUC is finally listening to the needs of environmental justice communities and issued a proposed decision that delays the contract between Southern California Edison and NRG for yet another gas-fired power plant in Oxnard.
CEJA and our members were thrilled to see several of our priority bills signed by Governor Brown. Read our full analysis of the 2015 legislative session to see what passed and where the fight continues.
CEJA Co-Directors and Steering Committee are pleased to welcome Gladys Limón as our first Executive Director. Gladys' roots in movement work, her legal and policy expertise, and strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and decision-makers bring a significant skill set to this new role at CEJA and we are so excited to work with her to take our leadership to the next level. Read More
CEJA is proud to have stood up for environmental and climate justice in the face of a cap and trade extension that leaves behind our communities. AB 398 is a big step backwards for California's climate policy and we have a lot of hard work ahead of us. Moving forward, we will need to ensure our state agencies use their full power to make AB 398 implementation as strong as possible.
In order to transform our state's most overburdened and under-resourced communities, the TCC guidelines must be set up to achieve success. We are working with our members to advocate for a strong, transparent, and community-led process and recently released a report on our community vision and principles. With a strong community-led vision at the heart of the TCC program, we can begin to see innovative transformation in EJ communities.