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

By Adam Scow and Hollin Kretzmann


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

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 [...]

Rally to tell Governor Brown: Don’t frack California

Governor Brown is touring the state on Tuesday, May 13, to unveil his latest budget proposal, giving us an important opportunity to publicly confront him and urge him to ban fracking. Join the rally in San Diego, Sacramento or Los Angeles.

San Diego: RSVP: http://act.credoaction.com/event/brown_rally_2014_attend/3583
San Diego City Administration Building
202 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Tuesday, May 13, 2:15 PM
Sacramento: [...]

UC Berkeley Student Government Passes Resolution Calling on Governor to Ban Fracking

Berkeley, CA, December 4, 2013 – The students of UC Berkeley have spoken their minds about the controversial practice of fracking, and their message is loud and clear: “Frack is wack!” On Wednesday night, the Associated Students of the University of California at Berkeley (ASUC) Senate voted in support of a fracking ban in California, [...]