Monthly Archives: August 2014

BLM ends fracking ban in California

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California after a new study found limited environmental impacts from fracking and other enhanced drilling techniques, the agency said Thursday. The … Continue reading

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Bay Delta Conservation Plan Delayed!

“This is not unexpected because we knew the environmental documents were fatally flawed. ┬áThe problem is that that they can’t fix the BDCP because the project can’t meet the requirements of the Endangered Species Act and other state and federal … Continue reading

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Tribal members rally in Sacramento to stop Klamath River fish kill

by Dan Bacher Over 200 Tribal members and their allies from the Trinity and Klamath river watersheds held a four-hour protest at the Bureau of Reclamation offices in Sacramento on Tuesday, August 19 to urge them to release more water … Continue reading

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Big Oil has spent $63 million on lobbying in Sacramento since 2009!

Only in the oil-soaked politics of “Green California” would an oil lobbyist charged with the task of creating “marine protected areas” go on record against protecting a “state marine reserve” from oil drilling! by Dan Bacher While there are many … Continue reading

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