LINK: Richmond City Council Approves Point Molate Mixed-Use Development, KPIX, September 9, 2020 CESP's Norman La Force interviewed after Richmond City Council votes to sell Point Molate.
Click here to read the article Racial And Climate Justice for Point Molate | East Bay Express, August 4, 2020 article by By Courtney Cummings and David Helvarg of Point Molate Alliance
East Bay Regional Park District connected a stretch of San Francisco Bay Trail between Gilman Street and Albany Beach, formerly a key gap between the Berkeley and Albany portions of McLaughlin Eastshore State Park. SF Chronicle Article Link: New bayside trail in East Bay offers easy access — and refuge in troubled times, June 8, 2020 Photos captured by Patricia Jones.
Should Richmond really build a waterfront community along the historic cul-de-sac directly adjacent to Chevron’s refinery? Link to East Bay Express article: https://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/the-clock-is-ticking-at-point-molate/Content?oid=27944686
Point Molate is one of the last great shoreline open spaces in the Bay Area. The East Bay Regional Park District’s Master plan calls for it to be a regional park. It is rich in wildlife, home to unique habitats and flora, and the offshore eelgrass beds — a pillar of the Bay Estuary ecosystem — are the healthiest and most expansive in San Francisco Bay. Link to Sierra Club article: https://www.sierraclub.org/san-francisco-bay/blog/2019/09/illegal-development-point-molate-would-put-richmond-red
CESP, Point Molate Alliance, and Multiple Individuals and Groups Respond to Inadequacies in Draft Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (DSEIR) for Richmond’s Point Molate Development Project
Multiple organizations and individuals respond to the inadequate DSEIR prepared for the Point Molate Mixed-Use Development Project by the April 30, 2020 deadline. See responses below: Citizens for East Shore Parks Attorney Flashman comments on behalf of CESP, SPRAWLDEF and Point Molate Alliance Sierra Club San Francisco Bay Chapter Point Molate Alliance Sally Tobin, CESP Board Member Tony Brake, Avian Specialist - Appendices: Birds of Point Molate San Pablo Peninsula, Map of Osprey Nests Golden Hour Restoration Institute ...
Planned sale and development of Point Molate could cost Richmond $3.5 million dollars a year. New Fiscal Impact Assessment raises questions about City’s Due Diligence Given the city of Richmond has failed to carry out a fiscal impact analysis on its plan to sell Point Molate to the Southern California based SunCal real-estate corporation - as would be expected if it were exercising reasonable due diligence - three citizen groups have commissioned one. The analysis by Alexander Quinn, Director of Sustainable Economics at Hatch, the globally respected business and ...
The Point Molate Alliance has formed to save Point Molate. CESP (including its members and supporters), Citizens for a Sustainable Point Molate, the Sierra Club, SPRAWLDEF and other groups and environmentalists and people concerned with open government have banded together under this new banner to preserve and protect the legacy that we all want to pass along to the next generations. To counter the housing-heavy visions for Point Molate put forth by the City’s consultants, the Point Molate Alliance developed The Community Plan as an alternative. Along with other ...
CESP held largest Visualizing Sea Rise Event. 300 plus people at the Albany Shoreline as part of Earth Day 2018.
Read more about CESP's Resilient Shoreline Program and the Visualizing Sea Level Rise Event here: https://eastshorepark.org/our-projects/the-resilient-shoreline/
Click the image below to view the Earth Day 2018 Photo Booth gallery. Click the image below to view Earth Day 2018 event photos.