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About Martinez Environmental Group

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

Restore the Delta Public Meeting Tours: The Road Map to Stopping the Delta Tunnels

Join us for public meetings with supporters throughout the State! These public meetings are great for advocates of all knowledge levels on the Delta Tunnels project — new and long-time supporters. Get updates on where we are on the road map … Continue reading

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West Coast Deals Four Major Blows to Big Oil

http://www.stand.earth/fourmajorblows By Todd Paglia, Stand.earth Executive Director Fighting oil companies and the railroads is no easy thing, but in the last few weeks there was a win, then another, and another and the rout of the previously untouchable fossil fuel … Continue reading

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Shell Martinez Refinery: “Large maintenance project” scheduled until mid-June

May 1, 2016   http://martinezgazette.com/archives/25369 The Shell Martinez Refinery sent a letter to its neighbors this week, alerting them of expected activity in the area. The “large maintenance project” is expected to last until mid-June, the letter said. According to Ann … Continue reading

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Air Pollution in the Bay Area’s Refinery Corridor

April 29, 2016/0 Comments/in Articles, Data and Analysis /by Kyle Ferrar, MPH Emissions from Refineries and other Sources By Kyle Ferrar, Western Program Coordinator & Kirk Jalbert, Manager of Community Based Research & Engagement http://www.fractracker.org/2016/04/air-pollution-refinery-corridor/    Key Takeaways Refineries and petrochemical industry in … Continue reading

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Twin Tunnels on Trial! BARoNA Tribunal in Antioch, April 30th

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Crucial City Council Meeting this Wed, March 9th – 2 Major Topics! Alhambra Hills AND Pine Meadow!

For more info go to Alhambra Hills Open Space Committee For more info, go to Friends of Pine Meadow

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REUTERS: CALIFORNIA PLANNERS REJECT VALERO OIL-BY-RAIL PROJECT

FEBRUARY 12, 2016 Repost from Reuters – Markets By Kristen Hays, Feb 12, 2016 1:29pm EST Feb 12 Valero Energy Corp’s proposed oil-by-rail project at its northern California refinery was quashed by local planners this week, the first such facility on … Continue reading

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Benicia CBR Project – Final Planning Commission Meeting

ALL HANDS ON DECK! STOP THE LATEST EFFORT TO BRING CRUDE BY RAIL TRAINS TO CONTRA COSTA AND SOLANO COUNTIES! Where:  Benicia City Council Chambers 250 East L St. When:  Feb. 8, gather at 5:00 pm, hearings start 6:30pm RSVP: … Continue reading

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BAAQMD – Stand Up Against Bay Area Tar Sands Projects!!!

News: Late Monday San Luis Obispo County proposed to DENY Phillips 66 permits to deliver by oil train and refine tar sands oil! • SLO County’s brave stand comes just after its final EIR admits our communities were correct that … Continue reading

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Another lovely day in Martinez…cough, wheeze…

   

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