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Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund (Administered by the North Valley Coalition) Update

We continue to support the good work of the GHNNC by co-sponsoring CERT classes, co-sponsoring the Valley Disaster Preparedness 7th Annual Fair in our efforts toward helping to enrich the lives of our community and to prepare the community from a potential earthquake disaster in what we all know will probably happen one day. As

Sunshine Canyon Landfill – Shut-Down Testing Notice

SCAQMD NOTICE OF SUNSHINE CANYON LANDFILL GAS COLLECTION SYSTEM TESTING As the following notice indicates, if you experience odor issues during this period, you should report them. It is important that you do not assume that all odor issues between June 23 and July 3, 2014 are caused by this testing. Indeed, 500+ trucks arrive

CERT Class Jointly Sponsored By Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund (administered by the North Valley Coalition), and the Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council (GHNNC)

We encourage you to attend, and when you graduate you will receive a free well stocked CERT backpack kit, which as far as we are aware, is not given by any other classes in LA. The knowledge that you will gain is applicable in many kinds of emergency situations, not just earthquakes. If we can

SCAQMD Notification of Opt-out Notices in Class Action Lawsuit Against Sunshine Canyon Landfill

As you are aware, members of the community filed a class action lawsuit against Sunshine Canyon Landfill.  The AQMD is not a party to the lawsuit, however the Landfill's counsel subpoenaed the contact information of individuals who have filed complaints with the District.  The District fought the production of that information, except for the complainants

TO THE GRANADA HILLS COMMUNITY – A ROUGH FIRE SEASON IN 2014

I'm the field organizer for the West Valley for Nextdoor, the neighborhood watch social media site for neighborhoods. I was up at the tip of the Louise Nugent neighborhood yesterday (05/02/14) in Granada Hills, talking to people about the drought and winds and letting them know about Nextdoor. The LA Fire Department can post into

Bee Canyon Children’s Playground Undergoing Renovation

The children’s playground in Bee Canyon Park will be closed and remain fenced off from March 10 until April 10, 2014 while undergoing extensive renovation and improvements courtesy of the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund administered by the North Valley Coalition. Among the improvements will be the removal of outdated play equipment (rocking bulldozer

Significant Topographic Changes at Sunshine Canyon Landfill

http://topochange.cr.usgs.gov/landfills.php Topographic change due to landfill operations has been observed based on some of the features delineated by the elevation differencing and thresholding process. The resulting altered landforms from landfills differ from other anthropogenic activities in that much of the deposited material is not rock and soil that had been previously excavated but man-made material

North Valley Coalition Awards Environmental Citizen Of The Year Award To Bill Hopkins

North Valley Coalition of Concerned Citizens has been committed to protecting the health of families and the environment in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years The North Valley Coalition of Concerned Citizens (NVC) has selected Bill Hopkins of Granada Hills as the recipient of their Environmental Citizen of the Year award for 2013, recognizing his