FRESNO — Over the past few years, South Fresno residents have endured an explosion of industrial development in their neighborhoods next to homes and schools with little to no mitigation of the resulting environmental and public health burdens on their…
Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Richard Corey unilaterally rejected a petition request from a coalition of environmental justice, animal protection, and community groups to immediately initiate a rulemaking to eliminate credits for factory farm gas from one of California’s premier climate programs, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
Environmental justice, animal rights, and community organizations urge CARB to eliminate credits for factory farm gas in the Low Carbon Fuel Standard.
Residents are directly feeling the effects of climate change locally, and a lack of policies or emergency planning to mitigate these effects will continue to hurt communities.
California and its constituent communities will require innovative community driven partnerships and physical infrastructure to support response and recovery efforts from compounding disasters.