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California Farmers Demand Fracking Moratorium
Environment  (tags: water, resource mangmeent, drought, California, fracking, frackis whack, government )

- 585 days ago -
California farmers, grappling with a record drought that's parching their fields and livelihoods, call on Gov. Brown (D-CA) to place a moratorium on the water-intensive extreme oil and gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking
The California Drought: Who Gets Water and Who's Hung Out to Dry?
Environment  (tags: California, water politics, resources, drought, agriculture, industry, farming, fishermen, lobby, Gov Brown, weather, environment, globalwarming )

- 589 days ago -
As the powerful lobby for the agricultural industry--which currently consumes 80 percent of California's water supply--cries for more water to be pumped to their farms in the arid regions of the Central Valley, just who would be left high and dry?
California's Fracking Opponents Introduce New Moratorium Bill
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, moratorium, CAlifornia, laws, politics, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems )

- 592 days ago -
California lawmakers have unveiled a new bill that would halt fracking and other controversial oil extraction practices in the state until a comprehensive review of their impact is complete
TAKE ACTION NOW! Don't Frack Up California!
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, California, environment, destruction, water, politics, healthconditions, ecosystems, nature, pollution )

- 595 days ago -
Fracking the Monterey County Shale formation could have unspeakably devastating consequences to the fragile and breathtakingly beautiful environment of the Golden State, as well as the livelIhoods of the farmers and vineyard operators.
Urgent: Don't Let Gov. Jerry Brown Frack Up California -SIGN PLEASE !
Environment  (tags: California, Gov Brown, fracking, ban, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, ecosystems, nature, water, protection, pollution, climate )

- 632 days ago -
Governor Jerry Brown's oil and gas officials recently released weak draft regulations that take a narrow, oil industry-friendly approach to fracking and leave California's dwindling water supplies exposed to fracking pollution. TELL HIM AGAIN TO STOP !
Yesterday's Ocean
Environment  (tags: California, fisheries, Marc Shargel, marine protected areas, ocean conservation, Yesterday's Ocean )

- 777 days ago -
Have you ever wondered what the seas off our shores looked like 100 years ago?
ACTIVISM: Bay Area Battles Chevron's Dangerous Tar Sands Refinery
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, California, protests, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, politics, green )

- 824 days ago -, joined by local groups and unions, last week announced plans for a massive protest Aug. 3 at California's Chevron Richmond oil refinery.The largest greenhouse gas polluter in the state, Chevron, along with the other four Bay Area refinerie
Fraud Hits California's Recycling Programs
Environment  (tags: Fraud, recycling, California, 104% recycling rate, abuse, unintended consequences )

- 1092 days ago -
California's generous recycling redemption program has led to rampant fraud.
Make Sure Giant Sequoias Are Safe at Last! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: trees, sequoias, ecosystems, environment, California, habitatdestruction, climate-change )

- 1120 days ago -
The new plan provides guidelines regulating logging, prohibits logging of the largest sequoias, recommends the creation of a new wilderness area, and prioritizes prescribed or managed fire over logging. However, there are some key improvements the Forest
Help Advance California's Environmental Protection ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, habitat, nature, California )

- 1121 days ago -
By the first week of October, Governor Brown and his staff will have analyzed, collected comments on, and made signing decisions about hundreds of bills that have passed through the legislature. Dozens of those bills affect the environment.
World Record for Hottest Rainfall at 115 Degrees Set in California Desert Town
Environment  (tags: environment, climate, weather, heat wave, world record, needles, California )

- 1143 days ago -
An isolated storm in the midst of an intense heat wave earlier over the past week reportedly set a new world record in one California Mojave Desert town.
Santa Cruz Becomes 50th City in California to Ban Plastic Bags
Environment  (tags: environment, ban plastic bags, California )

- 1180 days ago -
On July 10 the city of Santa Cruz, California became the 50th city to live plastic bag free.
Tell California's Fish and Game Commission to Conserve OUR Coast ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, California, coasts )

- 1280 days ago -
Right now, the California Fish and Game Commission is in the final stages of creating a network of marine protected areas in Northern California. They need to hear from you before the next public hearing--and that's quickly approaching on April 11.
NO MORE PLASTIC BAGS: Ban Plastic Bags In California And Keep The Pacific Plastic Free. SIGN!
Environment  (tags: USA, california, plastic bags, pacific ocean, wildlife, water, pollution, protection, politics, green )

- 1302 days ago -
The disposable plastic bags Californians use everyday are creating a toxic soup of trash in the Pacific Ocean. Plastic bags are carried to the Pacific via wind and waterways and have tripled since the 1980s due to the fact that they will never biodegrade
Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, California, air, clean cars )

- 1384 days ago -
California's Clean Cars Program is set to bring the next generation of clean, low-polluting cars and light trucks into the driveways of California's families. I urge the California Air Resources Board to adopt the strongest possible standards for all

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