California report finds electric and other low emissions vehicle technology accelerating faster than expecting

Just as electric vehicles can be quicker off the starting line than fossil fuel vehicles, the technology for zero and low emissions passenger vehicles is advancing faster than most thought possible.  A report just released by the California Air Resources Board finds that the California greenhouse...

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Training resources to build community capacity on goods movement and health – webinar on MFN Library resources

On December 21, the University of Southern California held a webinar “Training resources to build community capacity on goods movement and health,” which highlighted the resources available in the Moving Forward Network library and how they can be used.  A recording of the webinar can be found...

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Community group shows that proposed Port of Vancouver expansion is unnecessary and will do irreparable damage to critical ecosystem

Roger Emsley of the group  APE (Against Port Expansion in the Fraser Estuary BC) emailed us last week with links to a couple of amazing articles that you should read. APE (Against Port Expansion in the Fraser Estuary BC) is a group of concerned citizens who recognize that plans for container...

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Invitation to an EPA Webinar on the National Port Strategy Assessment: Reducing Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases at U.S. Ports

Received from the EPA by email EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality would like to invite you to a webinar exploring the recently released National Port Strategy Assessment: Reducing Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases at U.S. Ports. On September 22nd, EPA’s Office of Transportation and...

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Community Groups hold press conference & celebrate $4 Million agreement with Palmetto Railways – Wednesday Nov 9, 11 am

Pact Will Create Job Opportunities, Environmental Monitoring, Build New Recreation Facility A $4 million agreement to mitigate the potential effects on the surrounding communities of Palmetto Railways’ construction of a railway at the former Charleston Navy Base will be announced at a press...

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Federal judge rules coal trains are point sources and citizens of Washington State can sue to protect their rivers

 A federal judge ruled last week that the citizens of Washington state will be able to present testimony about the environmental impact of coal dust from uncovered Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) coal trains on local waterways. The trial is scheduled to begin November 7 in Seattle. This is a...

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Toxic Dust, Love and Asthma: A Mother’s Story in the Imperial Valley

Share Onyx and Humberto’s conversation and support the #ZeroEmissionsNow campaign. Onyx Bazulto lives in the Imperial Valley in Southern California, where air quality is poor and one in five children has asthma. Her community of Brawley is located between the Salton Sea and the border...

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