On May 25, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the “Building the Electricity Grid of the Future: California’s Clean Energy Transition Plan, ” showcasing how California will reach 100% clean electricity by 2045 while keeping costs affordable and maximizing energy supply through this transition.
A lawsuit was filed against the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District (Valley Air District) by San Joaquin Valley environmental justice advocates with the Central Valley Air Quality Coalition, Center on Race, Poverty, and the Environment, Committee for a Better Arvin, Committee for a Better Shafter, and Delano Guardians.
A multitude of Access Clean California (ACC) programs are now taking applications to help residents, including those in Kern County, receive grants or rebates for purchasing or leasing electric vehicles.
The Central California Asthma Collaborative (CCAC) continues to provide the residents of Delano with resources to become advocates within their community to improve air quality.
On March 21, numerous San Joaquin Valley environmental justice advocates and impacted community members formally declared their intent to seek a court order to remedy years of improper air pollution controls at some of the region’s largest sources of air pollution.
On March 21, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) will be holding two public meetings in Kern County to discuss Kern County’s vision for carbon management.