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PROTEST US EPA’s environmental racism, injustice, and pro-polluter policies!
Date Friday August 22
Time 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
US EPA Headquarters
75 Hawthorne (between 2nd/3rd St. & Folsom/Howard)
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorGreenaction
US EPA'S ADMINISTRATOR STEPHEN JOHNSON IS COMING TO SAN FRANCISCO! LET'S TELL THIS FRIEND OF POLLUTERS THAT HE'S NOT WELCOME & SHOULD RESIGN!

Join in Solidarity with the people of Bayview Hunters Point, the Navajo Nation, Colorado River Indian Tribes, Kettleman City and communities across teh U.S. that are being harmed by US EPA policies!

*PROTEST EPA's veto of California's attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars

*PROTEST EPA's approval of the proposed Desert Rock Coal-Fired Power Plant on the Navajo Nation in a community already harmed by two dirty coal plants

*PROTEST EPA's failure to ensure a full and safe cleanup of the toxic and radioactive contamination at the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco

*PROTEST EPA's proposed approval of more PCB and hazardous waste dumping in the San Joaquin Valley farmworker community of Kettleman City

*PROTEST EPA's failure to close the Siemen's toxic waste plant on COlorado River Indian Tribes land in Arizona, where the EPA has allowed this polluter to operate for almost two decades without proper permits, emitting toxic pollutants and desecrating a sacred mountain

*PROTEST EPA's approval of the deadly poison Methyl Iodide as a large scale pesticide fumigant


Sponsored By:
Greenaction for Health and Environmental Justice; Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment; Dine CARE; Dooda Desert Rock; El Pueblo Para El Aire y Agua Limpia/People for Clean Air and Water; Mohave Cultural Preservation Program; Indigenous Environmental Network; Huntersview Mothers Committee for Health and Environmental Justice; Communities for a Better Environment; Healthy San Leandro; Global Community Monitor; Californians for Pesticide Reform; Pesticide Action Network; International Indian Treaty Council; Youth United for Community Action; Just Transition Alliance; PODER; Chinese Progressive Association; Data Center; POWER; Stop Lennar Action Movement; West County Toxic Coalition Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates; Rainforest Action Network; Global Exchange; Southwest Network for Environmental & Economic Justice

9:30 a.m.: Bring Banners and Signs About EPA's Crimes
Noon: Rally for Environmental Justice and our Planet
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