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.
As California decides the best path to meet our 2030 targets, our decision makers must stay committed to solutions that will reduce the high levels of air pollution in toxic hotspots and help California most effectively reduce climate change in our state. CEJA is working to keep equity and environmental justice at the center of the current debates on climate change to ensure our communities are not left behind. Read more about the environmental justice outcomes we want to see from any carbon pricing legislation this year.
Oxnard’s low-income Latino and immigrant families have borne the burden of pollution for too long. It’s time for Oxnard to have the clean air and clean energy they deserve. We urge the California Energy Commission to stop making Oxnard the sacrifice zone.
Improving local land use planning can help reduce disproportionate environmental and health impacts in our state’s toxic hotspots, moving us closer to Healthy Hoods. Thanks to SB 1000, for the first time ever, environmental justice will now be incorporated into land use planning. Read about what this means for Oakland!