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Friday April 24, 2015
Fresno City College
CRPE Exec Director Caroline Farrell will participate in a panel discussion on the effect of fracking on water 
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Madeline Stano Discusses New Federal Fracking Regs On March 20th, Madeline Stano spoke with Al Jazeera America about the newly proposed Federal fracking regulations, which don't go far enough to protect front-line communities. Follow the link to watch...  Read the Full Story
Clock is Ticking for Climate Change Refugees The Native Village of Kivalina, Alaska is expected to be our nation’s first climate refugees. It is projected that the Inupiat Indian tribe’s island will be underwater by 2025. After failing to recieve relief in court, Kivalina must now go to Congress to fund their relocation and save their way of life. “We will continue to demand climate justice and the relocation of our Village because staying here is not an option,” says Colleen Swan, a member of the Kivalina City Council. Read the Full Story
Impacted Communities Lead March for Real Climate Leadership On Saturday February 7th we made history as 8,000 people marched in Oakland to demand Gov. Brown stand up to big oil and ban fracking now. Leading the way - literally! - were impacted residents from the San Joaquin Valley who traveled to the March with CRPE. Read the Full Story
As State Moves Forward on Environmental Justice Issues, Valley Falls Behind The 2nd annual Environmental Justice Scorecard was released today by the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA) and shows a general increase in support for EJ issues by representatives in the California Senate and Assembly. Sadly, it also reveals that Legislators from more rural regions, like in the San Joaquin Valley are falling behind.
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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.