This funding will cover incentives for replacing heavy-duty trucks, heavy-duty agriculture equipment, school buses, and other incentives to help improve the air quality.
Kern County has been awarded a Communities Local Energy Action Program (LEAP) technical assistance grant by the U.S.
Thanks to the rain Kern County saw this weekend, the skies are clear, for now; however, blue skies seem to be a rarity in Kern.
On Tuesday, California Attorney General Rob Bonta, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar secured a decision by the San Joaquin County Superior Court against Alpine Helicopter Service, Inc.
BY OSCAR CAMACHO
Last Friday, Delano youth and other community members gathered together to march in solidarity with the rest of the world and demand environmental justice through the Delano Environmental Strike.
BY CAROLINE FARRELL
California’s first Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris held a listening in Bakersfield in May, with hopes to hear about local challenges and to share the Administration’s priorities, which advocate for health equity, advancing the social determinants of health and screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from lifelong exposure to toxic environments (social, physical, and natural).
Gustavo Aguirre talks about how youth leaders collaborated to create a new app, IVAN, for environmental justice.
By: Veronica Morley
A packed Levan Center at Bakersfield College celebrated Dolores Huerta and her children as they spoke about her life as an activist and their family legacy.
By: In the 661
Jeremy Tobias, executive director at CAPK, shares about the various programs and work they do in the community here on In the 661: Youth Voices for Kern.
By: In The 661
Gloria Garcia of California Rural Legal Assistance talks about the work the law firm does and the upcoming LGBTQ Youth Summit.