Executive Committee Officers for 2023

  • Posted on 2 February 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates

We are excited to announce our Chapter's Executive Officers for the coming term (2023)! Leading the charge as Chair is Dyana Peña, who brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to the role, entering her second full year as chair. A resident of Lynwood, CA, she is a first-generation daughter of Mexican immigrants and a lifelong environmentalist. Her ultimate goal is for the Chapter to be a welcoming home to anyone who wishes to protect our environment.

Los Angeles County Phases Out Oil Drilling

  • Posted on 31 January 2023
  • By Nicole Levin, Beyond Dirty Fuels Campaign Organizer

STAND LA Coalition members attend press conference with LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell's office to celebrate the historic victory

STAND LA Coalition members attend press conference with LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell's office to celebrate the historic victory

Glendale Voted to Build the Last Gas Plant in CA

  • Posted on 9 January 2023
  • By Angeles Chapter Updates

Updated January 18, 2023 at 1:58pm

On December 13, the Glendale City Council voted 4-1 to approve the $170 million purchase of new gas units at the Grayson Power Plant. Their decision moves Glendale in the opposite direction of the rest of the state and locks the region into fossil fuel use for decades to come.

A Call For Nominations

  • Posted on 9 January 2023
  • By jhoward
On behalf of the Angeles Chapter Awards Banquet Committee, you are cordially invited to join us for our annual celebration on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 300 S. Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA 90033!

LA Green New Deal Update

  • Posted on 6 January 2023
  • By Morgan Goodwin - Senior Director Angeles Chapter

Question: What do Mayor Garcetti, oil drilling, gas appliances, and styrofoam containers all have in common?

Answer: Los Angeles is saying goodbye to all of them

That was the gist of December’s Green New Deal signing ceremony and Mayor Garcetti’s last official act in office.

Big Oil wants to be your neighbor, take action to make them a good neighbor

  • Posted on 5 December 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Communications
Living in Southern California means having oil drilling somewhere nearby. It has been this way for almost 100 years. Just look at historic photos of communities like Huntington Beach and there are forests of oil derricks. Big Oil likes being your neighbor, and as a California resident, you just had to live with this fact until a newly passed law. The law suggests that Oil and Gas interests have been a bad neighbor. Apparently, they have been a bad neighbor to enough Californians to get a law put on the books to kick them out and keep them out starting next month.

Climate Was On the Ballot

  • Posted on 5 December 2022
  • By Jonathan Howard, Communications Coordinator
What the midterm election results mean for climate action in Southern California
Every election is a climate election, and the 2022 midterms were no exception. 
In a surprising twist, the anticipated 'red wave' turned out to be more like a ripple -- though one that still threatens to complicate President Biden's climate agenda.