A series of very important decisions will be made in the next few weeks about the North County’s energy future. Even if you have been sitting on the sidelines till now, please get involved. Sierra Club and our allies are advocating for the North County cities to join the Clean Energy Alliance, a community choice … Read Full Article ▸
Sierra Club NCG is a founding member of the Escondido Community Housing Coalition and is a supporter of this North San Diego County NAACP Housing Committee Workshop. Please attend if you are a tenant and help us spread the word.
We are sooo happy to report yet, another, victory over destructive sprawl development in high-fire zones. And, not to mention the climate devastation these projects create. We offer our deepest thanks to Chatten-Brown our fierce attorneys and our strong allies Endangered Habitats League, Center for Biological Diversity, and Chaparral Institute. Also, big thanks to the … Read Full Article ▸
Backgrounder on San Marcos Environmental Justice Element Why an EJ Element? Senate Bill 1000 (SB 1000), the Planning for Healthy Communities Act, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 24, 2016, mandating that cities and counties with disadvantaged communities (defined on the following page) adopt an environmental justice (EJ) element or integrate … Read Full Article ▸
North County Group provided comments to strengthen the San Marcos Draft Environmental Justice Element. The letter is here NCG encouraged the city to establish science and health-based buffer zones between freeways and other known and significant pollution sources and housing. Further, NCG recommended that recommendations from the excellent document released by the California Environmental Justice … Read Full Article ▸
Sierra Club NCG has joined the newly formed Escondido Community Housing Coalition (ECHC) to advocate for strong housing actions in the Escondido Housing element. The Housing Element is an important vehicle to ensure that our community has fair housing practices and provides adequate affordable housing for residents. We only have a chance every 8 years … Read Full Article ▸