Destiny Watford Wins Recognition for Work Fighting Curtis Bay Incinerator

Date: 19 Apr 2016 | posted in: waste - anti-incineration, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Destiny Watford of the Curtis Bay community in Baltimore, MD, just became the second anti-garbage incinerator activist to win The Goldman Environmental Prize, a prestigious award given annually to one leader from each continent. Rossano Ercolini, a school teacher from the … Read More

Voters Reject Massive Big-Box Complex in Mendocino County, California

Date: 9 Nov 2009 | posted in: Retail | 1 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Despite being outspent 12-to-1, a grassroots group campaigning against a plan to build a massive big-box complex in Mendocino County, California, won a decisive victory when voters rejected the project by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. … Read More

Wal-Mart’s Faulty Impact Report Leads California Judge to Block Project

Date: 22 May 2009 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A coalition of environmental and community groups are celebrating a recent San Bernardino County Superior Court judge’s decision that invalidates Wal-Mart’s environmental impact report (EIR), preventing a supercenter from locating in their community. … Read More

Leslieville Group Stops Big-Box Shopping Center

Date: 13 Mar 2009 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The grassroots group, East Toronto Community Coalition, was awarded for its efforts when the Ontario Municipal Board rejected a developer’s plan to bring a big-box plaza to the Toronto neighborhood of Leslieville.… Read More

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