Long Beach Activists Want Cleaner Air. What About the Beach?

Long Beach Activists Want Cleaner Air. What About the Beach?

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rudy Cardoso, Posted: Apr 21, 2017

There's a divide in Long Beach between coastal advocates, on the one hand, and environmental justice activists who say they are "fighting to breathe with dignity."


Black Surfers Introduce New Generation to California Coast


LA Sentinel, News Feature, Charlene Muhammad, Posted: Apr 20, 2017

The Black Surfers Collective hosts surf outings every second Sunday of the month at the Inkwell, a historic beach for Blacks in Santa Monica.


Tribal Members in Oklahoma Defeat Natural Gas Pipeline Company


Indian Country Today, News Report, Kristi Eaton, Posted: Apr 17, 2017

Federal court orders removal of natural gas pipeline in Oklahoma for trespassing on original Kiowa Indian lands.


Older, Wiser and Fighting Climate Change


California Health Report/New America Media , News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Apr 17, 2017

A common misconception is that elders don’t care about climate change. But gerontologist and grandfather Mick Smyer is among those proving this to be wrong.


Violent Eviction of Indigenous Shuar Clears Way for Copper Mine


Indian Country, News Report, Barbara Fraser, Posted: Apr 11, 2017

Police and soldiers have violently evicted Shuar families in Ecuador to make way for a Chinese-owned copper mine.


Q&A: What Will It Take to Prevent Another Coyote Creek Flood?


New America Media, Question & Answer, Staff, Posted: Apr 10, 2017

On the morning of February 21, the Rock Springs area of San Jose saw the city's worst flooding in two decades when winter storms caused Coyote Creek to overflow.


California’s Costly Coast Out of Reach for Inland Residents


The kNOw Youth Media/New America Media, Commentary, Johnsen Del Rosario, Posted: Apr 06, 2017

For many families in Fresno and other parts of the Central Valley, trips to the coast are becoming increasingly cost prohibitive.

Northern Cheyenne Sue to Block Coal Mining on Public Lands


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 04, 2017

The Northern Cheyenne Nation has duked it out with coal now and again over the past 40 years to protect their pristine water quality, and air so clean it is designated as a Class 1 Airshed, meaning it’s a federal benchmark for how air should be.


We Will Fight Back in Defense of Our Communities


New America Media, Op-ed, Mia Yoshitani, Posted: Mar 24, 2017

In the face of Trump's hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are rising up.


Refinery Expansion Threatens Already Poor Air Quality in Long Beach's 'Dead Zone'


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Crystal Niebla, Posted: Mar 23, 2017

Residents worry that air quality in what is often-called Long Beach's "dead zone" will worsen if plans go through to connect two existing power plants.

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