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Greenaction For Health And Environmental Justice, Petitioner, V. Tetra Tech Ec, Inc. Licensee., Golden Gate University School Of Law Jun 2017

Greenaction For Health And Environmental Justice, Petitioner, V. Tetra Tech Ec, Inc. Licensee., Golden Gate University School Of Law

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Led by our clinic professor, Steve Castleman, our clinic filed a student-researched petition before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, seeking to have the agency responsible for nuclear safety revoke a nuclear materials license held by a company that is responsible for cleaning up the Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. We got great media coverage. In the coverage done by NBC Investigative Unit, which also covered the clinic’s work on pollution in Hunters Point last month, reporter Liz Wagner is holding up the petition that the clinic filed.

The shipyard is slated for commercial and residential development. The cleanup contractor, Tetra Tech ...


Environmental Law And Justice Clinic 2015-2016 Report, Helen H. Kang Jun 2016

Environmental Law And Justice Clinic 2015-2016 Report, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Founded in 1994 in consultation with community leaders, the Clinic serves as a training ground for the next generation of social justice advocates and provides critical legal services to under-served communities throughout California and beyond. As one of the first law clinics in the United States to prioritize environmental justice, the Clinic has been widely recognized as a provider of high quality pro bono legal support to communities suffering the most from pollution.

In its third decade of service, the Clinic has focused particular attention on clean drinking water for low-income communities and clean energy for California, while continuing its ...


With The People, Against Polluters, Golden Gate University Apr 2016

With The People, Against Polluters, Golden Gate University

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

As one of the first law school clinics in the United States to prioritize environmental justice in its work. the ELJC has been widely recognized as a provider of high quality pro bono legal services to neighborhoods suffering the most from pollution. giving underrepresented communities a voice in the legal system. The Clinic offers free legal services to · community groups, public interest organizations. and residents who are working to promote environmental equity.


Letter To The City Of San Francisco Concerning Hunters Point Candlestick Park Implosion, Helen H. Kang Nov 2014

Letter To The City Of San Francisco Concerning Hunters Point Candlestick Park Implosion, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Letter requesting that the San Francisco Planning Department decertify Addendum 3 to the Environmental Impact Report for the Candlestick Point-Hunters Point Shipyard Phase II; and engage the residents in the Bayview-Hunters Point community to arrive at a sound decision on an alternative that has the least air quality impacts on this vulnerable community.


Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2014 Report, Helen H. Kang Oct 2014

Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2014 Report, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

The Clinic provides legal and technical assistance to communities that bear a disproportionate pollution burden while enjoying fewer of the benefits and basic amenities such as clean drinking water and open space. We focus on communities in California, although some projects address pollution reduction at the national level. Three core areas continued to dominate our efforts in the last year: clean drinking water for low-income communities, clean energy for California, and air pollution reduction. We also provided legal consulting to numerous organizations that sought our specialized expertise in the areas of clean air, energy, and environmental justice strategy.


Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2013 Report, Helen H. Kang Jan 2014

Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2013 Report, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

The Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Golden Gate University School of Law provides legal and technical assistance to communities that suffer the most from pollution. We focus on communities in California, although some projects address pollution reduction at the national level. Three core areas dominated our efforts this year: clean drinking water for low-income communities, clean energy for California, and air pollution reduction. In addition, we provided legal consulting to numerous organizations that sought our specialized expertise in clean air, energy, and environmental justice strategy.


Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2012 Report, Helen H. Kang Nov 2012

Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2012 Report, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Founded in 1994, the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic serves the dual mission of training law students to be effective and ethical advocates and assisting low-income communities and communities of color to reduce the disparities of pollution. The Clinic is staffed by ten to twelve law students, two full-time professors, and a Graduate Fellow. The State Bar certifies the law students to perform lawyerly tasks under the supervision of their professors.

The Clinic’s 2012 work focused primarily on advocating for safe drinking water, ensuring a renewable energy future, and reducing the disparities of air pollution. This Fall 2012 report ...


Environmental Law News - November, 2012, Elcj Nov 2012

Environmental Law News - November, 2012, Elcj

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2011 Report, Eljc Oct 2011

Environmental Law And Justice Clinic Fall 2011 Report, Eljc

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Founded in 1994, the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic serves the dual mission of training law students to be effective and ethical advocates and assisting low-income communities and communities of color to reduce the disparities of pollution. The clinic is staffed by ten to twelve law students, two full-time professors, a part-time staff scientist, and a Graduate Fellow. The State Bar certifies the law students to perform lawyerly tasks under the supervision of their professors.

The clinic’s 2011 work focused primarily on reducing the disparities of air pollution. This Fall 2011 report highlights some of the clinic’s work ...


Center On Urban Environmental Law (Cuel) Brochure, Alan Ramo Jan 2011

Center On Urban Environmental Law (Cuel) Brochure, Alan Ramo

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Brief Of Amici Curiae - Chamber Of Commerce V Epa, Helen H. Kang Sep 2010

Brief Of Amici Curiae - Chamber Of Commerce V Epa, Helen H. Kang

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE CLIMATE SCIENTISTS JAMES HANSEN, MARK JACOBSON, MICHAEL KLEEMAN, BENJAMIN SANTER, AND JAMES ZACHOS IN SUPPORT OF RESPONDENT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY.


Comments On The Epa’S Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking, Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under The Clean Air Act, 73 Fed. Reg. 44354 (July 30, 2008) Nov 2008

Comments On The Epa’S Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking, Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under The Clean Air Act, 73 Fed. Reg. 44354 (July 30, 2008)

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Comments On The Epa’S Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking, Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under The Clean Air Act, 73 Fed. Reg. 44354 (July 30, 2008), Deborah Nicole Behles Nov 2008

Comments On The Epa’S Advance Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking, Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under The Clean Air Act, 73 Fed. Reg. 44354 (July 30, 2008), Deborah Nicole Behles

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

On behalf of Communities for a Better Environment and Bayview Hunters Point Community Advocates the Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Golden Gate University submits these comments in response to EPA’s Federal Register publication of its Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions Under the Clean Air Act, which solicits public comment on how to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v. EPA and how to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. 73 Fed. Reg. 44354 (July 30, 2008).


Amicus Brief In State Of California, Et Al. V. United States Environmental Protection Agency Nov 2008

Amicus Brief In State Of California, Et Al. V. United States Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law News - Spring 2008 Apr 2008

Environmental Law News - Spring 2008

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law News - Fall 2007 Oct 2007

Environmental Law News - Fall 2007

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Access To Parkland: Environmental Justice At East Bay Parks, Paul Stanton Kibel Jul 2007

Access To Parkland: Environmental Justice At East Bay Parks, Paul Stanton Kibel

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

In the United States, the environmental justice movement began with a focus on the inequitable burden of toxic exposures placed on low-income minority residents. There is now an increasing recognition that low-income minority residents also often face inequitable access to environmental amenities such as open space, parks and wilderness. Access to Parkland: Environmental Justice at East Bay Parks examines questions of equity for low-income minority residents related to the parkland holdings of the East Bay Regional Park District, the agency that manages close to 100,000 park acres in Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco Bay.


Environmental Law News - Winter 2007 Jan 2007

Environmental Law News - Winter 2007

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law News - Fall 2006 Oct 2006

Environmental Law News - Fall 2006

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Environmental Law News - Winter 2006 Jan 2006

Environmental Law News - Winter 2006

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


The Bush Record On The Environment: What A Difference Two Years Make, Clifford Rechtschaffen Apr 2003

The Bush Record On The Environment: What A Difference Two Years Make, Clifford Rechtschaffen

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Although the Bush Administration has proposed a few environmentally positive initiatives . . . these initiatives have been far over-shadowed by the efforts to weaken or roll back environmental protections.


Community Guide To Environmental & Occupational Safety Laws - Part Ii - Your Right To A Clean Environment: Review Of Selected Environmental Laws Apr 1996

Community Guide To Environmental & Occupational Safety Laws - Part Ii - Your Right To A Clean Environment: Review Of Selected Environmental Laws

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

The Environmental Law and Justice Clinic ("ELJC") of Golden Gate University School of Law developed this part of the Community Guide to assist you and your community in addressing environmental pollution concerns. It explains several state and federal environmental laws, and provides an overview of several governmental agencies responsible for enforcing these laws. We hope you will fmd this Community Guide useful, such as when you want to identify and contact a governmental agency, obtain information about an environmental hazard in your neighborhood or workplace, participate in an environmental decision-making process, or voice your concerns on a particular environmental issue ...


Community Guide To Environmental & Occupational Safety Laws - Part I - Right To Know Laws: How To Obtain Information About Environmental Hazards In Your Community & Workplace Jan 1996

Community Guide To Environmental & Occupational Safety Laws - Part I - Right To Know Laws: How To Obtain Information About Environmental Hazards In Your Community & Workplace

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

The Environmental Law and Justice Clinic ("ELJC") and the Women's Employment Rights Clinic ("WERC") of Golden Gate University School of Law developed this community guide to assist you and your community in addressing environmental pollution and occupational safety concerns. It explains several state and federal environmental and workers' safety laws, and provides an overview of several governmental agencies responsible for enforcing these laws. We hope you will find this community guide useful, such as when you want to identify and contact a governmental agency, obtain information about an environmental hazard in your neighborhood or workplace, participate in an environmental ...


Landlord's Handbook: Guide To Promoting Lead Safe Housing Dec 1995

Landlord's Handbook: Guide To Promoting Lead Safe Housing

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

This Handbook is intended as advisory and informational guidance only. It is designed to assist property owners understand their legal obligations regarding lead in housing and how to reduce lead hazards on their property. The information contained herein is not intended as legal advice per se because the law can be interpreted differently depending upon the particular facts of each case. While every precaution has been taken in preparation of this Handbook, the authors and publisher assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. Nor is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of information contained herein.


Fighting Mad, Tegan M. Mclane Oct 1995

Fighting Mad, Tegan M. Mclane

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

No abstract provided.


Tenant's Handbook: Your Legal Right To Lead Safe Housing Jan 1995

Tenant's Handbook: Your Legal Right To Lead Safe Housing

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

This Handbook is intended as advisory and informational guidance only. It is designed for tenants who are interested in their rights regarding lead safe housing. The information contained herein is not intended as legal advise per se, because the law can be interpreted differently depending upon the particular facts of each case. While every precaution has been taken in preparation of this Handbook, the author and publisher assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of information contained herein.