Bardet & Campbell: Benicia needs air monitors on south and west sides

By Roger Straw, October 20, 2019 Fascinating email conversation between environmental watchdog Marilyn Bardet and Councilmember Tom Campbell The Benicia Independent was copied on an important email conversation calling for better monitoring of air quality on Benicia’s south and west sides. Longtime Benicia activist and environmental watchdog Marilyn Bardet wrote to Benicia City Council members … Continue reading Bardet & Campbell: Benicia needs air monitors on south and west sides

Valero emissions alerts – personal update with photos from Marilyn Bardet

An email from Marilyn Bardet, Benicia From: Marilyn Bardet Subject: About Solano ALERT notice: Valero’s Scrubber releasing toxic particulate matter–pet coke Date: March 24, 2019 at 8:16:22 AM PDT Good morning all, I just received both a phone call and email from Solano ALERT at 6:59 a.m. regarding the ongoing problem at the refinery that’s … Continue reading Valero emissions alerts – personal update with photos from Marilyn Bardet

Marilyn Bardet on AB617, California’s Community Air Protection Program

February 19, 2018 Benicia air monitoring advocate Marilyn Bardet spoke powerfully at a recent workshop held by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the California Air Resources Board.  Her comments nicely summarize the longstanding neglect of air monitoring in Benicia and the need for state and regional agencies to include Benicia in upcoming … Continue reading Marilyn Bardet on AB617, California’s Community Air Protection Program

LETTER SERIES: Marilyn Bardet – Vote for Elizabeth and Steve!

[Editor: Benicians are expressing themselves in letters to the editor of our local print newspaper, the Benicia Herald. But the Herald doesn’t publish letters in its online editions – and many Benician’s don’t subscribe. We are posting certain letters here for wider distribution. – RS] Vote for Elizabeth and Steve! By Marilyn Bardet November 3, … Continue reading LETTER SERIES: Marilyn Bardet – Vote for Elizabeth and Steve!