The 250-mile-long San Joaquin Valley is an economic powerhouse, producing everything from crude oil to grapes, cotton to pistachios. Video by Kimberly Kenny, Stanford University.
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
The science is already in on fracking: The fossil fuels that this extreme oil and gas extraction technique aims to unearth will cook the planet. And many of the chemicals used in fracking — chemicals now finding their way into
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
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,