Fresh Air Vallejo has received the San Francisco Baykeeper 2021 Blue Rivet Award for the nonprofit’s work in successfully organizing against the Vallejo Marine Terminal and Orcem Cement factory. The Blue Rivet Award, presented at Baykeeper’s annual dinner on Sunday, March 21, 2021, at an annual gathering, held virtually this year, recognizes Bay Area community […]
For background info, please read : DOJ sends letter, states reports on Orcem/VMT project are misleading For more details, please read: Comments on the VMT/Orcem Revised Operational Alternative Air Quality and Health Risk Assessment Please share !
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 […]
Big rigs that rumble through North Richmond neighborhoods, freight trains that idle for hours on train tracks and in rail yards, and cargo ships delivering thousands of foreign cars to Richmond’s port are spewing so much diesel exhaust that nearby residents could face serious health problems Click on the picture to read more. Please share […]
The St. Lawrence Cement Company in Camden, New Jersey is doing the same thing that ORCEM proposes to do in Vallejo. It would ship in blast furnace slag and grind it into a very fine powder for use as a cement additive. However, it never called itself a GREEN business or Green Cement. The cement […]