FROM THE TIMES HERALD POSTED: 04/14/17, 2:27 PM PDT The Associated Students of the California Maritime Academy and its undersigned affiliates (ASCMA) oppose the Orcem/VMT project proposal. The conversion of the historic Sperry Mill site to a proposed cement mill and shipping terminal would have a detrimental effect on the surrounding community and the City […]
The volunteers of Fresh Air Vallejo are grateful to the Sierra Club for their ongoing support. Here is a recent article that outlines the situation nicely. http://www.sierraclub.org/redwood/blog/2017/03/vallejo-planning-commission-rejects-proposed-cement-plant Please share !
VALLEJO PLANNING COMMISSION VOTES 6:1 TO DENY VMT/ORCEM Thank you to the Commissioners who had the intelligence, imagination and heart to turn down a dirty project to make way for true economic development on this little City by the Bay. Read more. Landis Graden, Chair Marvin Kinney, Vice Chair Roberto Cortez Diosdado “J.R.” Matulac Jim Scoggin […]
On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, the Vallejo School Board voted to support the City Staff’s recommendation to deny the VMT/Orcem project. Thank you for saying no to heavy industry in residential neighborhoods. Thank you for saying no to trains and trucks directly past so many schools routes. Thank you for putting the children first! Please […]
TEXT FROM THE LETTER FROM MIGRANTE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INITIALLY DELIVERED AT FEBRUARY 19 SOUTH VALLEJO TOWN HALL Vallejo, CA (Mar. 2017) – Migrante Northern California stands in solidarity with the immigrant community in Vallejo, native residents, and local environmental groups against the threat of environmental degradation and major community disruption brought about by the proposal to […]
Thank you Chamber of Commerce for supporting the kinds of businesses that fit the goals and values of the people of Vallejo. And uphold the vision of the new General Plan. From the Times Herald: The Vallejo Chamber of Commerce continues to be full of surprises, months after endorsing progressive community advocate Liat Meitzenheimer for city […]
On February 7, City Hall officially opposed VMT/Orcem project. On February 8, the project applicants challenged the staff recommendation to halt the CEQA process and deny the VMT/Orcem permit; they also had their lawyer send a letter. On February 22, FAV was able to obtain these documents through a public documents request, see Appeal of Staff Determination […]
Redwood Chapter of the Sierra Club Announces Opposition to the VMT/Orcem Project http://www.timesheraldonline.com/general-news/20170222/protestors-voice-opposition-to-vmtorcem-in-vallejo Please share !
VMT / Orcem will pick us dry. Contrary to the proponent’s glowing projections, an independent third-party review says it is reasonable to expect that costs to the City of Vallejo will exceed revenues, and net fiscal impacts will be negative. “It is in the Applicant’s interest to inflate and exaggerate employment figures to make their […]
Thank you to the students of Touro University and to the faculty and staff that support them. Their letter was published in the Times Herald on November 25, 2016. Fresh Air Vallejo believes it important enough to re-post it here in its entirety. http://www.timesheraldonline.com/opinion/20161125/touro-students-say-no-to-orcem Sunday, October 16th, 2016 We, the undersigned student organizations at Touro […]