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The oil industry, the largest and most powerful corporate lobby in California, is dumping millions of dollars into a campaign to stop the passage of a fracking ban by the voters of Santa Barbara ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 10:19 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
As the oil industry spent record amounts on lobbying in Sacramento and made record profits, documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity reveal that almost 3 billion gallons of oil ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 10, 2014 at 06:23 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
As inequalities increase in America over the next couple of decades, life for some will become bleak. Income inequality is just one aspect of the fight for inequality for all. It extends into ...
by GerryMyers
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 01:46 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
If taxpayers are going to foot the bill for the time and effort it takes to come up with a conspiracy theory it should at least be a good one. If that is the case, then taxpayers should be ...
by KGrandia
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 03:50 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
After 5 more people were arrested in the State Capitol Rotunda in Sacramento at a sit in last night, activists from the group 99Rise today announced the end of their twelve-day occupation and civil ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2014 at 01:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The California Democratic Party In an email that I sent back in February, I urged delegates within the California Democratic Party to join me in confronting Governor Jerry Brown during his ...
by FractivistForce
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat May 24, 2014 at 06:37 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Senate Bill 1132, Senator Holly Mitchell and Mark Leno's legislation to require a moratorium on fracking in California while studies are conducted, was put into the suspense file on Monday, May 19, ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 10:27 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Reading Paul Krugman this morning and the comically incoherent Republican ranting denying climate change action or even the phenomenon itself, one can ...
by paradox
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 08:17 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Residents of San Benito County have gathered more than 4,100 signatures, almost three times the number required and almost 10% of the population, to get a fracking ban put on the ballot in the county.
by bobstandard
Comment Count 51 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 04:09 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
Having abandoned any thought of passing any substantial legislation before the mid-term elections, House Republican leadership has to find activities to keep the kids amused during their ...
by BlueDuPage
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 08:06 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
A bill imposing a moratorium on fracking and acidizing for oil extraction in California passed through the Senate Environmental Quality Committee today by a 5 to 2 vote. Senators Mark Leno, Jerry ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 06:24 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Bill Squadron [offering a reply to the National Journal’s series—by Amy Harder— What’s Ahead in 2013 for Energy, Environment Policy? ]
by richturc125
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 06:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The oil industry, including the Western States Petroleum Association, Chevron, BP and other oil companies, spent $56.63 million on lobbying at the State Capitol in the five years from 2009 through ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 10:03 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
State Senators Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) have introduced legislation that would impose a moratorium on fracking and acidization in order to protect California’...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 09:06 AM PST with 19 Recommends
I got a robocall today and I fell for it. Someone says "We need to tell President Obama to pass the Keystone XL Pipeline. People are hurting and they need jobs. The pipeline will provide these ...
by BabblingBrook
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Feb 14, 2014 at 03:48 PM PST with 27 Recommends
More info regarding message from Navajo to Central Valley members (and probably other California groups), in case anyone missed it, is at this search https://www.google.com/search?q=don%27t+frack+...
by mettle fatigue
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 07:40 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Exxon ad touting "all of the above"   Test your BS meter with this one question quiz:   Which part of Obama's State of the Union was written by the oil industry?   a) “America is closer ...
by JesseC
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 01:51 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Only in California would a big oil industry lobbyist lead a panel to create "marine protected areas" that exempt the oil industry and other ocean industrialists while removing fishermen and ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 10:59 AM PST with 9 Recommends
BP tar balls taken January 9, 2014, in the Fort ...
by Cherri Foytlin
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 08:09 AM PST with 8 Recommends
The Bay Delta Conservation Plan staff on their website have admitted to the fact that the water destined for the peripheral tunnels could be used for fracking. The site says that Fracking ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 02:09 PM PST with 14 Recommends