Tag: California

Global Community Monitor Samples Show Alarming Air Quality Near the Pipeline Leak in Arvin

March 24 — Arvin, CA For Immediate Releas Contact: Global Community Monitor — Gustavo Aguirre Jr — 661-889-1917 Global Community Monitor — Jessica Hendricks — 707-980-3816 Committee for a Better Arvin — Salvador Partida — 661-854-7000 The Center on Race, Poverty, and the Enviornment — Juan Flores — 661-709-2292 Arvin, CA– Air quality sample revealed […]

Don’t Frack California

Thousands are descending on Sacramento — March 15 — Join Californians Against Fracking for this rally. Click on the picture to sign up for transportation.

Activists in Fresno: No Fracking Gov. Brown!

January 14, 2014 On Monday, January 13, local activists mobilize to welcome Governor Jerry Brown at Fresno City Hall. The group carried a strong message: Put a stop to fracking in Califronia! Chanting and raising their voice, the protesters gathered media attention and continued to push the message that the dirty oil in the Monterrey […]

SB4 Regulation Hearing in Bakersfield

    January 9, 2014 Dozens of community residents joined the fight against fracking last night in Bakersfield.  This mobilization occurred as a response to a hearing scheduled by the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to receive public comments on the proposed well stimulation treatment regulations as mandated by Senate Bill 4. […]

DOGGR EIR Scope Hearing in Bakersfield

–December 13, 2013– On Thursday, December 12, 2013 the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources, a division of the Department of Conservation held a scoping meeting in regards to the preparation of  a well-stimulation treatment EIR mandated by Senate Bill 4 (Pavley).  Several activists joined the hearing to speak out against fracking and to […]

Director of Department of Pesticide Regulation Visits Tulare County

On December 10th, 2013, Brian Leahy, Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation Visited Tulare County. El Quinto Sol De America, based out of Lindsay, CA hosted a series of site visits to towns like Tooley Ville and Plainview where residents were able to meet with Mr. Leahy. The residents spoke to the Director […]

Social Media Call to Action–Cancer-Causing Chloropicrin

A week ago some legislators called on the Department of Pesticide Regulation to take action on the fumigant Chloropicrin.  Chloropicrin, is a cancer-causing fumigant that is used all throughout the state of California, especially in strawberry fields.  We need your help to keep the pressure on DPR about taking these recommendations from legislators seriously.  Among other […]

Not Buying Ozone Compliance

The announcement by our valley air board of compliance with the one-hour ozone standard is bogus. Their claim is based on three dubious and unprovable assumptions: One, that a couple violations in Fresno last year were caused by pollution from a fire at a refinery in the Bay Area. Two, that the Arvin Bear Mountain […]

Top Climate Scientists Call on California Governor to Halt Fracking

Top Climate Scientists Call on California Governor to Halt Fracking Our colleagues at the Center for Biological Diversity and Californians Against Fracking organized top scientists to call on Governor Brown to place a moratorium on fracking.