Submitted by Liza Tucker on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 16:49
Jane Fowler is asking Jerry Brown to shut down the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility permanently. She lives just a little over a mile away from the facility that she says has given her nosebleeds, nausea, and a host of other symptoms. She started feeling sick weeks before Southern California Gas ever admitted there was a massive well blow out at the facility. After a seven-month hiatus from her home, she returned only to find her symptoms back again.
Submitted by Jamie Court on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 14:37
The Lands Commission met behind closed doors to discuss litigation to take back Martins Beach from billionaire Vinod Khosla and emerged with a mix message. We're moving aggresively towards invoking eminent domain, Lieutenant Gov Gavin Newsom stated, if further negotiations don't work.
Submitted by Liza Tucker on Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:23
An investigation by the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) into whether the California Democratic Party laundered oil and energy company donations for Governor Brown looks like it’s having a side effect: The CDP issued a new decree that it won’t accept any more political donations from oil companies or their Sacramento reps.
Submitted by Liza Tucker on Wed, 08/17/2016 - 15:10
As the Los Angeles Times just reported, the oil industry is not only behind a request from Assemblymember Adam Gray and a dozen other lawmakers to audit the Air Resources Board, at the forefront of state efforts against global warming, but wrote the request for Gray.
Submitted by Jamie Court on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 07:54
Governor Brown has traveled the world speaking out against climate change. But an exhaustive review of his Administration's actions shows they've often helped oil, gas and utility companies at the expense of the environment and the consumer, and that contributions from the companies often followed.