Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Will Refinery Expansion Mean Better or Worse Air for Long Beach’s Poor?

Mar. 22, 2017 / By
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Westside residents worry life in the “dead zone” may worsen should Tesoro’s pipeline plans go through.

Gentrifying the Coast: High Costs Block Beach Access for Poor, Poll Finds

Feb. 6, 2017 / By and
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Expensive parking and overnight accommodations limit coastal access for visitors especially people of color and low-income groups.

Event to ‘Unify’ Long Beach Residents Around Climate Challenges & Responses

Jun. 30, 2016 / By
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The Awakening the Dreamer Symposium explores the climate challenges facing humanity today and how residents can create a new future.

Want a Greener Long Beach? Join the Fighting for Life Academy!

Jun. 18, 2016 / By
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East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice will be hosting their first Fighting for Life Academy to educate residents on how air pollution impacts our communities and how to build skills for policy change in Long Beach.

April 30: Green Prize Festival at Admiral Kidd Park

Feb. 3, 2016 / By
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 11a-7p

Admiral Kidd Park: 2125 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, CA

Green Awards | Urban Farms | Music – Dancing | Art Exhibit-Live Art | Food & Beer Garden | Electric Vehicle Test Drives | Education Workshops | Green Chefs | Environmental Justice Orgs | Community Orgs | Sustainable Transportation | Health & Wellness | Clean Tech/Green Tech | Eco-Friendly Marketplace| Green Schools | Playground & Children’s Activities | Bike Valet | FREE!!..

Sen. Lara’s Proposal Addresses Climate Change Locally

Jan. 26, 2016 / By
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Residents of the working-class neighborhood of West Long Beach, bounded by the twin ports of Long Beach and L.A., are particularly vulnerable to emissions.

From Sea Turtles To Pollutants: The Evolving Impact of the Haynes Steam Plant

Nov. 16, 2015 / By
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How will the upgrade affect Long Beach residents and the surrounding environment?

Green Prize Fest Brings Sustainability To Underserved Communities

Apr. 30, 2015 / By
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Over 2,000 people from across Long Beach attended the Green Prize Festival on April 26. The festival highlighted and rewarded the prestigious "Green Prize" to individuals and organizations who have demonstrated environmentally-friendly actions.

Long Beach’s Environmental State of the City 2015

Apr. 16, 2015 / By
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For Earth Day 2015, local youth cartoonist Paula Abad expresses the state of water and air quality in Long Beach.

Diversifying Environmental Movement Key to Tackling Climate Change

Mar. 9, 2015 / By
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Despite the rapidly changing racial and ethnic composition of the United States, environmental agencies, NGOs, and foundations have remained predominantly white, according to a recent study from University of Michigan.

How Rainwater May Help Save LB From Drought

Nov. 6, 2014 / By
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Cal State Long Beach students anxiously await approval of their application to help conserve water for community garden organization, Long Beach Organic. Once approved, the students' prototypes for rainwater catchment systems and fog harvesters will be set into motion at nine community gardens in Long Beach.

Two Long Beach families will receive solar electric systems

Sep. 30, 2014 / By
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Two low-income Central Long Beach families will move closer towards creating healthier homes and lowering their energy bills.