A recent independent study by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) reveals the dangers of fracking and extreme oil extraction in the Golden State. Based off data pulled from that study, here are 10 reasons why Gov. Jerry Brown must ban fracking in California.
1. Fracking threatens our groundwater.
About three quarters of fracking in California […]
Saturday August 1st is the Clean Not Extreme Statewide Day of Action.
Find one near you here: http://bit.ly/CleanNotExtreme
This statewide distributed day of action is showcasing 16 distinct actions around California hosted by activists in local communities. Everyday people will assemble in front of rivers and reservoirs, town squares and schools, to implore Governor Brown to finally […]
SAN FRANCISCO — A majority of Californians now oppose fracking, yet Gov. Jerry Brown continues to allow the destructive practice.
A new poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found that most Californians don’t want Gov. Brown to continue fracking, nor do they want to see offshore drilling of any kind continue.
Among the poll’s […]
The Center for Biological Diversity has sued Gov. Jerry Brown for ignoring a risk report on the fracking. On Thursday, they released a press release announcing the lawsuit. You can read it below:
SACRAMENTO, Calif.— The Center for Biological Diversity sued California’s scandal-plagued oil agency today for finalizing an inadequate environmental review of fracking eight days […]
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Times reports that South LA residents are calling on Pope Francis to protect them from noxious oil emissions.
Their plea for help comes the same week that Gov. Jerry Brown arrived at the Vatican to talk climate change. It also coincides with a letter Latino leaders wrote to the pope urging […]
SACRAMENTO — As Pope Francis convenes world leaders including California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday to discuss global efforts to combat climate change, faith leaders from Brown’s home state and environmental experts commended the Pope for his leadership and urged him to take this opportunity to call on Gov. Brown and other leaders […]
Sacramento, Calif.— An independent scientific study confirms that fracking and other methods of oil development in California are harmful to human health, air quality, and the state’s water supply.
The study released today by the California Council on Science and Technology outlines serious risks associated with the oil development processes and says that California regulatory officials […]
Despite New Law, California Enacts New Regulations without the Benefit of Scientific Review
Sacramento, Calif.— Health experts and community leaders today raised serious questions about the state of California’s ability to protect the public’s health from the dangerous effects of fracking and other extreme methods of oil extraction.
California’s Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) […]
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With two days left for Gov. Brown to respond to legal petition calling for an emergency moratorium on fracking, Californians call for urgent action to protect water, health
SACRAMENTO — After California officials admitted they allowed the oil industry to illegally inject wastewater from […]
News Release * Center for Biological Diversity * June 30, 2015
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Gov. Brown Urged to Halt First Fracks In State Waters Since 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif.— In the wake of the devastating Refugio oil spill near Santa Barbara, the Center for Biological Diversity today urged Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans […]