Important Upcoming Events for Other Oil Port Cities

Reposted from Sunflower Alliance

Planning Commission Hearing on Chevron Project FEIR

Wed., July 9, 6:30 pm

John F. Kennedy H.S. Cafeteria
4300 Cutting Blvd., Richmond

The first hearing on the FIER for the Chevron Project will be held by the Richmond Planning Commission. This hearing is a vital opportunity to restate how important safety –for workers and residents– and emissions controls are and to express support for the alternative endorsed by the AGO, 6.5.11, along with robust mitigation measures and “other improvements.”

For details, map and directions, go to Richmond Planning Commission Chevron Project EIR

Benicia City Planning Commission Protest

Thursday, July 10, 5:00 pm
Benicia City Council Chambers
250 E L St., Benicia

Join Benicians for a Safe and Healthy Community to protest Valero’s dangerous crude by rail project proposal and/or to comment under the public comment portion of the hearing. Please arrive at 5 PM to assemble for the protest before the Planning Commission meeting. Under the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), an environmental impact review must be done for this project. A Draft Environmental Impact Report (“DEIR”) has been created and the community currently has a 45 day comment period.

For details and more information, go to Benicia Planning Commission Valero Protest

About Martinez Environmental Group

We are a community health and environmental group located in Martinez, CA.
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