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Public Health is More Than Just Paperwork A recent court case victory for CRPE prompted our legal director Brent Newell to reflect on how we regulate air pollution in California. In this special Op-Ed, Brent explain why our public health is "More Than Just Paper Work," and why is it time for government agencies to start thinking differently in order to achieve healthy air quality in the places that need it most. Read the Full Story
Madeline Stano Captures Footage of Santa Barbara Oil Spill On May 21st, CRPE staff attorney Madeline Stano drove past the Santa Barbara oil spill and captured first hand footage of the effects. On May 19th, over 100,000 gallons of crude oil spilled onto the Refugio State Beach and it is estimated that at least 21,000 gallons of crude went into the water. Madeline reported feeling sick while driving through and even after. "It looks and smells like poison, and it goes on for miles." Read the Full Story
Raise a Frosty Glass ...And help us kick off summer with the tradition we all love, our annual root beer party! This year we raise a frosty glass to YOU, our amazing supporters. Stop by our Oakland office on June 18th for drinks, light bites and great company.
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Community Awarded Earth Day Prize Committee for Better Shafter was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Anthony Grassroots Prize, an annual Earth Day award from the Rose Foundation, recognizing an outstanding example of grassroots environmental stewardship! Established in 2008 with the help of CRPE, the Committee runs their own community farm and is mobilizing their community to fight fracking, which is happening just yards away from their garden and the elementary school next door.  Read the Full Story

The Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment is a national environmental justice organization providing legal, organizing, and technical assistance to grassroots groups in low-income communities and communities of color. We are driven by the belief that all people have the right to live, work, play and pray in a healthy environment, regardless of their race, place or income.