By : Jeff Carlson/Vallejo We keep hearing that turning down the VMT/Orcem waterfront terminal and slag cement plant project would somehow be unfair to the applicants, or give Vallejo a reputation as unfriendly to business. Really? What’s fair about locating heavy industry in residential neighborhoods — polluting their air and filling their streets with a daily […]
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By: ebbflowin Mare Island Naval Shipyard fought irrelevance for nearly a century. It was a geographically poor location, with existential military & logistical challenges. It is unequivocally true Vallejo was dependent on the Navy, and on war. I would venture to say this is due in part to a lack of imagination, not some manifest […]
Slag tales – by Jeff Carlson POSTED: 05/25/18, 3:00 AM PDT The stories told about blast furnace slag by promoters of a proposed south Vallejo waterfront slag cement plant serve to illustrate both the quality of the information presented to the public, and the folly in thinking the environmental review process provides adequate protection. The […]
“Our members value fresh air, good jobs and environmental justice,” said Sarah Creighton, a Solano County Eligibility Benefits Specialist. “Local 1021 will continue to fight for working families’ right to a healthy, sustainable future in South Vallejo and across California.” Click here for full details. Please share !
Fresh Air Vallejo & Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021 Oppose Vallejo Cement Factory Proposal
Pollution and lack of Environmental Justice in South Vallejo neighborhood nearest to proposed Orcem Americas cement grinding operation top SEIU’s list of concerns. San Francisco, CA, December 28, 2017 –(PR.com)– Fresh Air Vallejo, the citizens group working together for a healthy environment and economy, today announced that the Service Employees International Union Local 1021 […]
Wednesday News Conference Controversial Vallejo Cement Factory’s ‘Dirty Secret’ Exposed; Independent Expert Charges the Orcem Project Pollution Analysis ‘Wrong. Fraudulent’ Follow this link for more details. Please share !
For Immediate Release for Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 Contact: Joe Feller (415) 902-3395 firstname.lastname@example.org WEDNESDAY NEWS CONFERENCE: Controversial Vallejo Cement Factory’s ‘Dirty Secret’ Exposed; Independent Expert Charges the Orcem Project Pollution Analysis ‘Wrong. Fraudulent’ VALLEJO, Ca.– An independent clean air specialist Wednesday is expected to claim that a proposed controversial cement factory here is hiding a “dirty secret” – its air […]
The VMT / Orcem project is contingent on two parcels of land: one they are leasing from the City and one they claim to own outright. Both are examined in this Preliminary Report: The Historic Sperry Flour Mill, Reclaiming Vallejo’s Lost Land After extensive research we find no evidence of title insurance on the private property. How […]