Posts Tagged as "Fracking"

City Votes to Stand with Standing Rock, Review Its Own Oil Impact

Dec. 7, 2016 / By
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Long Beach's indigenous, students, and activists filled council chambers to voice that the fight is not over.

Latina Environmentalist Takes Fracking Fight to ‘Epicenter’ of California Oil Industry

Nov. 14, 2014 / By

As a community organizer for Clean Water Action, Rosanna is the lone staff member outposted here in Kern County, which ranks first in the state for oil production and second for agriculture. To be any kind of an environmental organizer in this territory is brave.

Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

Jan. 12, 2014 / By
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South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Report, Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan...