May 7, 2012 Fox 5 San Diego: Three San Diego-based environmental organizations expressed opposition Monday to a plan by Gov. Jerry Brown to consolidate state regional water quality control boards in Southern California. Download PDF.

May 7, 2012, San Diego Source: Three individuals and the nonprofit group San Diego Coastkeeper will be honored at the upcoming Environmental Health Coalition 2012 Awards Celebration, for their collective efforts that have resulted in regulatory decisions that will clean up polluted parts of San diego Bay and improve the bayfront. 

May 5, 2012, UT San Diego: Efforts to save money and improve efficiency in Sacramento threaten to diminish water pollution enforcement in San Diego, according to environmental groups and others.

They are lobbying the state Legislature to preserve the San Dieog Regional Water Quality Control Board, which has pushed for major pollution cleanups in San Diego Bay, the Tijunana River Valley and elsewhere.

On April 24, 2012, Equal Voice America's Family Story covered a news story in California Watch that covered solar power. California Watch did the math: “San Diego houses more than 2,600 solar residential rooftops, more than any other California City, but in the neighboring lower-income community of National City, there are only about a dozen.”

April 24, 2012, Equal Voice: A recent news article in California Watch did the math: "San Diego houses more than 2,600 solar residential rooftops, more than any other California City, but in the neighboring lower-income community of National City, there are only about a dozen."

 

 

On April 20, 2012, San Diego Reader writes: A crowd of Sherman Heights residents gathered this morning in front of the historic Farmers Market building on Imperial Avenue to hear a host of activists and local politicians speak on action recently taken by site lessee Walmart to demolish the building, a move that blindsided locals, many of whom said they’d been making efforts to communicate with the company about how to help it successfully enter the area.

April 20, 2012, San Diego Reader: A crowd of Sherman Heights residents gathered this morning in front of the historic Farmers Market building on Imperial Avenue to hear a host of activists and local politicians speak on action recently taken by site lessee Walmart to demolish the building, a move that blindsided locals, many of whom said they’d been making efforts to communicate with the company about how to help it successfully enter the area. Download the PDF. 

April 17, 2012, UT San Diego: Six agencies and companies have appealed a landmark cleanup order for San Diego Bay, thrusting the $70 million plan into uncertainty a month after it was unanimously approved by the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board.

April 11, 2012 El Sol de Tijuana: La organización Environmental Health Coalition, el Colectivo Ollin Calli, miembros del Colectivo Chilpancingo Pro Justicia Ambiental, Jóvenes Pro Justicia Ambiental, residentes de la colonia Chilpancingo y aledañas al Arroyo Alamar y sus simpatizantes se reunieron en la segunda etapa del Arroyo Alamar en la zona correspondiente a la colonia Chilpancingo, donde antes estuviera la colonia Nueva Esperanza, para anunciar la obtención de un amparo en contra del proyecto de canalización del Arroyo Alamar que está desarrollando la Comisión Nacional del Agua (Conagua) en este momento. Descargar PDF.

April 11, 2012, Examiner: Yes, organization and unions, such as Empower San Diego, Laborers Union (local 89), Environmental Health Coalition, Iron Workers Union (local 229), Logan Heights Neighborhood Council, Occupyrcorner San Diego, Raza Rights Coalition, the San Diego Labor Council, UFCW (local 135), among others, are asking that Walmart sign a "legally binding community benefits agreement". Download the PDF.