Environmental Groups Respond to Gov. Brown’s Fracking Regulations

Environmental groups, including Californians Against Fracking, Sierra Club, Clean Water Action and the Natural Resources Defense Council, have issued a statement in response to the final draft regulations required by Senate Bill 4: “Final draft regulations rife with industry loopholes and weak protections leave Californians vulnerable.”

Oil Industry in California Wastes 2 Million Gallons of Water Each Day

By Adam Scow and Hollin Kretzmann

OVERVIEW:

Each day, the oil and gas industry uses more than 2 million gallons of water on average in California on dangerous extraction techniques such as fracking, acidizing, and cyclic steam injection. At a time when California is facing the worst drought on record, when farmers and cities are both struggling to find [...]

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Calls on Governor Brown to Ban Fracking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, May 19, 2014
Contact: Walker Foley, wfoley@fwwlocal.org, 818-943-1783
Lupe Anguiano, LULAC, 805-630-4344

LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) CALLS ON GOVERNOR BROWN TO BAN FRACKING
Leaders vote at LULAC state convention to support statewide and local fracking bans

Long Beach, Calif. — On Sunday night the California League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) assembly voted [...]

Fracking Hurts Californians, Governor Brown. Come See For Yourself

Governor Jerry Brown thinks fracking has “zero impact,” but we know a few towns in the Central Valley that beg to differ.

Kern County is California’s most-fracked county. It also has the worst air quality in the nation, as well as highly elevated rates of cancer and respiratory illness.1 Kern County residents are fighting back and [...]