On Saturday, October 21st, CRCQL and C4 members attended the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Environmental Justice Policy public comment meeting. This event was held at the ACCESS center in Chester–however, all of their previous meetings have been held virtually or outside of Chester, making it harder for residents to attend. All CRCQL members and C4 students spoke out with […]
The Department of Environmental Protection’s PA Environmental Justice Branch released the new EJ Policy of 2023. The policy hasn’t been updated since 2004. Read the full policy here. Here are the problems with the report. Even if you couldn’t make it to yesterday’s DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) meeting, you can still submit a public comment about their updated environmental justice policy, […]
New York City based environmental justice organization WE ACT for Environmental Justice recently interviewed Chairperson Zulene Mayfield and created a short, informative video about EJ issues facing Chester and CRCQL’s fight for true justice! https://www.facebook.com/weactforej/videos/6900221933377800
On Wednesday, October 4th, CRCQL Chairperson, Zulene Mayfield, and numerous students from the Campus Coalition Concerning Chester (C4) demanded that the Delaware County Council take a stronger stance against the potential LNG facility to be sited in Chester. After listening to about a dozen anti-LNG public comments, every council person announced their opposition to the LNG facility.