Gov. Schwarzenegger, who held his Richmond news conference as part of a statewide push to tout his recently proposed jobs package, hailed a “clean tech” future while inside a hulking, aged former Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant.
Groundwork Richmond becomes one of the newest members of a national network of independent local community ventures aimed at improving urban environments through local action.
Many fish that swim in the bay contain high levels of mercury and other contaminants, but because of persistent pesticide contamination, eating fish from the Richmond Harbor area may be particularly risky.
Laotian Organizing Project has been working on supporting the Laotian community in Richmond to voice their opinions and fight against environmental injustice.
The environmental group that sued to stop the development of a casino at Point Molate is looking to settle. But the deal may be dead in the water if other environmental organizations don’t drop their opposition.
Check out the highlights of the San Francisco Bay Trail along the Richmond shoreline, including a new railroad museum and a car graveyard. Our interactive map features tips on getting the most from the trail, whether you walk, run, bike or blade. Twenty-six miles of the trail lie in Richmond – more than in any other city.
The site of the former Stauffer Chemical Company has been closed more than 10 years, but it’s still a hot topic for people working around the shoreline, who want answers about why toxic waste there was simply buried beneath a concrete cap.