Ms. Casey Toth, a journalist from North Carolina, came to San Francisco to participate in a journalism project sponsored by Hearst Media. Here is her report. https://vimeo.com/219985024/02ea08f1fe Please share !
Fresh Air Vallejo’s Attorney writes a strong letter to the City of Vallejo stating that the VMT/Orcem appeal that was filed after the Planning Commission hearing in March is legally and factually wrong. So, do we all still have to come to the May 30 & June 1 meetings? Yes. Do we all still have […]
Asthma. Cancer. Heart Disease. All caused by pollution. Vallejo is fighting the proposed cement plant and private port at the Sperry Mill site in a neighborhood already classified as a SB535 Disadvantaged Community. Zip code 94590 has shockingly high rates of air and ground water pollution. Let’s revitalize our Vallejo with real, healthy job growth that benefits everyone. […]
On May 10, 2017, the powerful San Francisco-based International Longshore and Warehouse Union 10 announced its strong opposition to the proposed Orcem Cement Factory and Vallejo Marine Terminal. The project was rejected by the Vallejo Planning Commission on March 6, 2017. The full Vallejo City Council is expected to vote on the plan at the […]
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 […]