California Coastal Commission Urged to Halt Offshore Fracking as Documents Reveal More Frack Jobs in State Waters
PISMO BEACH, Calif. Feb. 12, 2014— As the California Coastal Commission meets today in Pismo Beach, activists with the Center for Biological Diversity will urge commissioners to halt offshore fracking to protect coastal communities and marine wildlife from fracking pollution.
Debra Winger was a guest as this year’s Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley. Winger is an esteemed actress (An Officer and a Gentleman, Terms of Endearment, Urban Cowboy and many others) writer, producer, and activist. Ms. Winger has additionally been the recipient of multiple distinguishing honors, including...
Sierra Club Responds to State of the State Address: Calls for Moratorium on Fracking in Light of Water Shortage
January 22, 2014 – Sacramento, Calif. – Sierra Club California offers the following statement in response to Governor Brown's State of the State address.
By Dan Bacher | January 18, 2014 |
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors today approved a measure urging a halt to hydraulic fracturing in California because of fracking's threats to the state's air, water and efforts to fight dangerous climate change.
By Hannah Guzik
The strawberry fieldworkers in the Oxnard Plain have been watching the trucks rumble in for years. One after another, tankers dump their loads behind the gated facility. Afterward, a strange odor drifts over the fields — among the most fertile in the nation. But, until recently, that was about all the evidence...
OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 8, 2014 - On December 13th of last year, anti-fracking activists with Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance staged a demonstration at the Devon Tower to protest the State of Oklahoma's subsidizing of irresponsible and dangerous oil and gas extraction and the health effects that Devon's practices have on communities in Oklahoma...
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