Greenbelt Alliance Media Contacts
Jessie Brennan, Marketing & Communications Director
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Amanda Brown-Stevens, Executive Director
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Media Coverage Highlights
Newark: Judge rejects bid to stop housing development next to wetlands
The Mercury News | December 28, 2020
“The time for bold action and leadership to direct growth away from places like Newark Area 4 and towards urban centers is now,” Zoe Siegel said after an Alameda County judge dismissed an environmental organizations lawsuit to stop a luxury housing development on a region home to wetlands vital for regional resilience, wildlife habitat and prone to floods.
In this opinion piece, Zoe Siegel, from Greenbelt Alliance, and Zack Subin from Urban Environmentalists, make the case for infill housing, and how it could be the single most impactful measure for Bay Area cities to address climate impacts with local policies, ranging from SF to Oakland to Mountain View.
Caltrain Sales Tax Measure Is Critical to Advancing Bay Area Climate Goals
San Francisco Chronicle | October 23, 2020
Breathing fresh air is not always a guarantee for Bay Area residents these days. As I look out my window, a smoggy blanket is visible — a Spare the Air Alert in effect. Fine particle pollution from this historic fire season is building up to unhealthy levels. This is yet another visceral impact of climate change we are all feeling across the region.