Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Angela Mooney D’arcy is part of the Acjachemen tribe, indigenous to the area today known as Orange County. When she heard that Long Beach’s Aquarium of the Pacific was hosting a public forum on the future of California’s oil rigs, it was to her dismay that no environmental community groups or tribes were invited to be part of the panels, she said.

“Priced Out” — Public Forum on LB’s Future with Oil Rigs’ was $125 Per Ticket

Feb. 6, 2020 / By and
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Panels featured scientists, oil executives, and Angela Mooney D’arcy, a Native American of the Acjachemen tribe who “prodded” her way on stage.

Shutting Down Oil Rigs Poses Environmental Dilemma, Leaders Say

Jan. 30, 2020 / By
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What will shutting down oil rigs off Long Beach’s coast mean for the environment -- and for those heavily invested in them?

Join The Global Strike Bixby Park @ The Bluff 9/27/19

Sep. 23, 2019 / By
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Global Climate Strike at Bixby Park at the Bluff on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Here’s Why and How to Go Meatless in Long Beach

Apr. 24, 2018 / By
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Long Beach makes it easy to save money and reduce pollution by going veggie. Here’s how you can do it.

UPDATE: 710 Freeway Expansion Plan Amended In Light of Displacement, Pollution Concerns

Feb. 27, 2018 / By
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Corridor residents remain wary of the project given the lack of outreach from MTA board, they say.

Activists Issue Sharp Rebuke of Mayor’s City Speech

Jan. 11, 2018 / By
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Mayor Robert Garcia hailed the city’s progress in his address Tuesday. But these leaders think he has unfinished business.

Is Long Beach on its Way to Becoming a Zero Waste City?

May. 24, 2017 / By
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Hoping for a cleaner environment and more jobs, residents successfully pushed city leaders to approve a study on commercial recycling.

Under Shadow of Trump, Long Beach Rallies for Workers and Immigrants

May. 2, 2017 / By
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“No ban! No wall! Sanctuary for all!” chanted marchers through downtown Long Beach on May Day.

¿Tendrá La Expansión De Una Refinería Un Mal Efecto Para Los Habitantes de Long Beach?

Apr. 12, 2017 / By
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Residentes en el Oeste de la ciudad se preocupan de que la vida en la “zona muerta” empeore si Tesoro cumple con su plan de conectar sus dos refinerías.

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.