EHC Sues

EHC SUES OVER MISLEADING INFORMATION USED FOR PETITION

The EnvironmentalHealth Coalition (EHC) has filed a lawsuit against the Port of San Diego Ship Repair Association for intentionally misrepresenting facts to illegally collect signatures for its industry-funded referendum to repeal the Barrio Logan Community Plan Update. City clerk Elizabeth Maland and county registrar Michael Vu are also being sued, for to not validate the signatures obtained under false pretenses. EHC will also More Info »

Dianne Takvorian, Executive Director of the EnvironmentalHealth Coalition

EHC SAYS INDUSTRY-FUNDED REFERENDUM USING FALSE INFORMATION

Community group questions integrity of petition signatures submitted by out-of-state corporate interest groups SAN DIEGO, November 1, 2013 – Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), an organization that fights toxic pollution, says the corporations funding the Barrio Logan referendum efforts used egregious false claims to collect signatures. To document the lies that they fed to signature gathers, EHC tagged its More Info »

BARRIO LOGAN REFERENDUM SIGNATURES CAPTURED WITH LIES

BARRIO LOGAN REFERENDUM SIGNATURE GATHERERS LYING TO THE PUBLIC

Environmental Health Coalition Captures Petitioners Making Egregious False Claims on Camera SAN DIEGO, October 22, 2013 – Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), an organization that fights toxic pollution, released a video today that captures petitioners lying to collect signatures for a referendum to appeal the recently approved Barrio Logan Community Plan. EHC Executive Director Diane Takvorian recorded a four-minute, 40-second video More Info »

Barrio Logan Residents - Courtesy Environmental Health Coalition

IN DEFENSE OF BARRIO LOGAN

For the past 70-80 years, Barrio Logan has been a dumping ground. It was an industrial area which also became home to people who were not desirable in other parts of San Diego. That’s how Barrio Logan ended up having almost four times as many poor as is found throughout most of San Diego County. More Info »

Photo above courtesy Jo Communications

SAN DIEGO COUNCIL APPROVES ALTERNATIVE 1 FOR COMMUNITY PLAN UPDATE

Community-developed plan to be first update in Barrio Logan in over thirty years SAN DIEGO, September 17, 2013 – Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), an organization that fights toxic pollution, celebrates today’s enormous victory for environmental justice in Barrio Logan with the approval of a new community plan update. Today’s San Diego City Council approval of the community-developed More Info »

Environmental Health Coalition

Sept 17: BARRIO LOGAN

  ACT NOW to Give  San Diego the  Best Future Possible.   Leer en Español Environmental Health Coalition September 11, 2013 Our Climate Future Needs You! On Friday, September 13, a climate change advisory body, known as the City’s Environmental and Economic Sustainability Task Force, meets to recommend a strong climate action plan to protect our communities – and More Info »

WHAT IS ALTERNATIVE 1?

You have probably heard of Alternative 1, but what exactly is it? What does it mean for Barrio Logan, and why should the rest of San Diego care? The community of Barrio Logan has one of the oldest existing community plans, last updated in 1979. This outdated plan has led to the development of a toxic More Info »

Bario Logan Petition

BRING BARIO LOGAN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN 30 SECONDS

Bring Barrio Logan Environmental Justice in 30 seconds Tell City Council Barrio Logan Needs Alternative 1   Barrio Logan has come to a fork in the road. Will our community move toward a future of continued toxic pollution, asthma plaguing our children and families forced into a lower quality of life?   Or will we move toward livable communities More Info »