In a new video marking the launch of the Faith Against Fracking (and other enhanced oil recovery!) coalition, Pastor Sauls from the Holman United Methodist Church in Los Angeles calls on people of faith to tell Gov. Brown to stop fracking California.
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.”
The People’s Climate March didn’t just happen in New York, it happened right here in California. And it wasn’t just on September 21st, it’s every day that Californians make a proverbial march against climate chaos. And it wasn’t just the people who showed up in New York or Oakland or San Diego or [...]
Following Gov. Brown’s Remarks at the UN Climate Summit, Bill McKibben and Californians Against Fracking Issue Statement on Gov. Brown and California’s Commitment to Climate Action. As a global leader in climate action, California must also ban fracking.
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 [...]
Kern County is the most-fracked county in California by a wide margin. This region also has the worst air quality in the nation, as well as highly elevated rates of cancer and respiratory illness. For the people that live here, fracking means more oil extraction, more crippling climate impacts, and more impacts on their health.
NBC Bay Area News will air “We Investigate: California Fracking” on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at 11pm PST. Be sure to tune in as they investigate why there have been more than 100 violations of California’s new public disclosure laws regarding fracking operations.
Fractivists rallied today at the California Museum. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. was there to speak at a conference on climate change hosted by the University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
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 [...]