Citing health and environmental threats posed by increased coal shipments in and out of California, Senator Loni Hancock on Friday introduced four proposed laws to restrict exports of the pollution-inducing fuel source.
By Margaret Gordon and Brian Beveridge Local businessmen Phil Tagami, Omar Benjamin and Jerry Bridges are on the wrong side of history as they pursue the construction of a coal export terminal at the [...]
By Margaret Gordon After making a commitment to keep the forthcoming bulk terminal coal free, the developer has conducted a deal behind our backs to bring this antiquated energy resource through our neighborhoods [...]
City agent and Army Base developer Phil Tagami of CCIG lashed out recently in an email newsletter against West Oakland community and environmental activist Margaret Gordon as one of a “handful of critics” who have [...]
Oakland community environmental leaders have notified the city that they are prepared to file a formal federal Title VI civil rights complaint over the negative impacts on air quality of the Oakland Army Base development [...]
The West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, a longtime East Bay environmental advocacy group, has reached agreement, which could potentially generate $52.5 million in revenue, with Oakland developer Jabari Herbert and FOCON to provide electrical power [...]
There is a well known African proverb – when elephants fight, the grass gets trampled – that seems to sum up the experience of Bill Aboudi’s Oakland Maritime Support Services (OMSS) and the 18 small [...]
Concerns about maintaining local small businesses and the jobs of hundreds of mostly minority employees who work for them are coming to a head as the city prepares to clear tenants off its Army Base [...]