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AB 1301 Passes — California Takes Important Step

April 30, 2013


YES! Food and Water Watch reports that AB 1301, AB 1323 and AB 649 all passed yesterday in the California State Legislature. Bills sponsored by Richard Bloom (AB 1301), Holly Mitchell (AB 1323) and Adrin Nazarian (AB 649) will put a halt on fracking while this practice is assessed. Food and Water Watch Report: Info. […]

California Fracking Update: AB 1301 vote April 29

April 26, 2013


WE CAN STOP FRACKING IN CALIFORNIA AB 1301 The bill imposes a moratorium on Fracking in California that can only be lifted by legislative action. The bill comes up for a vote before the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on April 29. We are on the threshold of banning it sooner than perhaps we all […]

Los Angeles Fracking Seminar March 23, 2013

March 22, 2013


A half-day seminar about fracking in Los Angeles County and what citizens can do! Seeking ways to squeeze a yield from depleted oil fields, producers of natural gas and oil are using a controversial extraction method called hydraulic fracturing (aka “FRACKING”) which forces a mixture of water and various chemicals underground under very high pressure. […]

Scenic Lands Protected in Wyoming and Utah

March 18, 2013


March 12, 2013 Some of the Oil and Gas leases were denied on the grounds that proper environmental protections were not in place. *These leases have not “permanently denied” or revoked yet however. Earthjustice Report: Fracking is currently underway in 36 states. The oil and gas industry is the only industry in America that is […]

Video: Tar Sands Protest/Los Angeles February 17

February 19, 2013


WATCH VIDEO February 17, 2013, in downtown Los Angeles, citizens rally to show solidarity with the rally in Washington, D.C. The point? To tell the president he must lead the fight against climate change, starting with rejection of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and to demand an energy policy focusing on efficiency and conservation, […]

DOGGR holds stakeholder Workshops Feb. 19 in Los Angeles

February 13, 2013


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 9 am — 4 pm The Department of Conservation/Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) will conduct the first of several stakeholder workshops to receive input on the “discussion draft” regulations on February 19 in Los Angeles. The meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the downtown […]

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon on Ban-Fracking Bus Tour in New York

January 22, 2013


Josh Fox, the director of Gasland, Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and other celebrities and activists got on a bus and went to see the area, Dimock, where a large reservoir of natural gas resides. They wanted to get a first hand look at the situation at hand and bring attention to an up-coming decision regarding […]

Global Frackdown September 22, 2012

September 22, 2012


WATCH VIDEO OF TODAY IN CULVER CITY:   GLOBAL FRACK DOWN SEPTEMBER 22, 2012 Global Frackdown: Culver City, CA World-wide protests occurred today as citizens wake up to the situation at hand and demand changes. Culver City Hall: 9770 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232 MORE INFORMATION/TAKE ACTION Submit your comments about Fracking at: […]

See Gasland for Free September 15 in Culver City

September 15, 2012


LOS ANGELES/CULVER CITY, CA On Saturday September 15th, 1-3pm, Josh Fox’s new film, Gasland, will be showing for free at West LA College at the Earth Day Fest on campus. There is free parking too. If you are interested come on down and see the full film. Hear a panel speak thereafter. The address is: […]