Grants Database

Grantee:
Association of Irritated Residents
Amount Awarded:
$30,000
Project Title:
Kern County Air Quality; Health and Environmental Justice Project
Fund:
Kern County Air Pollution Mitigation Fund, 2013
Website:
Issue:
Sustainable Energy/Lifestyles/Climate Change/Transit
Region:
Central Valley
County/Counties:
Kern County
Project Description:

Supports community-based efforts to reduce air pollution and mobilize at-risk local residents to advocate for reduced pollution emissions. Activists will center around advocating for stricter rules around fracking – especially in the Shafter area, mobilizing farmers and farmworkers to participate in the permit process of the proposed Hydrogen Energy California project near Buttonwillow, and encouraging community engagement with CARB and SJAPCD’s environmental justice advisory groups.