Category Archives: Environment

Big Oil OWNS Black elected officials

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Who’s your Daddy?  Big oil has greased the palms of most Black elected officials which has resulted in those politicians backing off of energy efficient legislation as a direct result.  Legislation that would require 15% of new cars be emission free, extension of cap & trade and a host of other pollution solving bills have […]


Press Release: Burke Introduces Legislation to Lift 1,000,000 Children Out of Poverty

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SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) has introduced landmark legislation that seeks to lift 1,000,000 California children out of poverty. AB 1520, known as the Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Act, commits the Legislature to a goal of reducing child poverty by 50 percent over the next 20 years and provides for […]

Is Demenno Kerdoon continuing to illegally dump in the Compton Creek

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Demenno Kerdoon (DK), World Oil and Council member Tana McCoy invite you to help them clean up the Compton Creek.  This announcement comes weeks after the city was fined $160,000, for raw sewage and other pollutants that spilled into Compton Creek at least eight times from 2010 to 2013, which the city failed to report.  Did DK’s campaign […]

Legislators says dont listen to staffers, listen to us

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An interesting letter hit the inbox of 2 Urban Girls, over the weekend, and was written on the letterhead of Asm. Mike Gipson.  The support letter is written to Bill Burke, Chairman of SCAQMD and father of Asm. Autumn Burke.  Gipson’s letter basically asks the environmental organization to ignore staff recommendations, and instead, listen to […]

Neighborhood Integrity Initiative message is confusing

After taking office in 2013, City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti got busy appointing his supporters to key city commissions.  As the city prepares to fight the Neighborhood Integrity Initiative, which forces the city to follow their own rules for development, it has emerged one of the mayor’s commission appointees, has pledged their support […]


Black Assembly members will face Latino challengers

Assembly members Cheryl Brown of San Bernardino and Mike Gipson of Los Angeles represent safely Democratic districts where re-election should be a mere formality. But Brown faces a challenge from Eloise Gomez Reyes, an attorney who ran for Congress in 2014. And a Los Angeles planning commissioner, Marta Segura, has filed a statement of intent […]

Exxon Mobil to sell Torrance plant to company buying faulty plants

Residents in the city of Torrance are still thanking their lucky stars that they are alive and breathing.  An explosion, in early 2015, at the Torrance based Exxon Mobil refinery, set the wheels in motion that the plant was sold the previous month, to an independent company based in New Jersey.  It also revealed a highly […]

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