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Greedy People Pretending to be Needy

Greedy People Pretending to be Needy

. . . By John Jay . Watching the BIG lines of cars driving up to food bank centers burns me up to the Nth degree!!!  WHY?  Because 50% to 60% of the cars are BIG GAS HOGS!! How can they justify the need for FREE FOOD DONATED BY US SUCKERS?  Too poor to buy […]

Communities on the Front Lines of Climate Change Demand Vulnerable Working Families Be Prioritized in Transition off of Gas

Communities on the Front Lines of Climate Change Demand Vulnerable Working Families Be Prioritized in Transition off of Gas

Sacramento – On the heels of news reporting that the CPUC is launching a rulemaking process to manage a transition away from gas, community leaders from across California rallied on the steps of the Capitol to launch a statewide campaign aimed at powering up clean energy and powering down dirty gas to protect working families. […]

California to have highest gas prices in nation when new gas tax kicks in July 1

California to have highest gas prices in nation when new gas tax kicks in July 1

By Leo Stallworth LOS ANGELES (KABC) — When the new gas tax kicks in July 1, California will have the highest gas tax in the country. The new gas tax will add an additional 5.6 cents per gallon of gas. Consumer Watchdog President Jaime Court argues even though the new gas tax is expected to generate […]

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

By Jill Cowan Gas is never cheap in California. But if you’ve filled up your tank in recent days, you may have found yourself wincing more than usual. That’s because, for the first time since July 2015, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Golden State pushed past $4, Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst […]

Average gas price in California predicted to hit $4 a gallon

Average gas price in California predicted to hit $4 a gallon

By Amy Graff, SFGATE The price of gas is now above $3.50 a gallon in all major cities across California. And in San Francisco where the average is the highest in the state at $3.71, you might have already paid more than $4 at a pricier station. As oil prices soar, the price of gas is […]

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

VENTURA, CA. – April 14, 2018 – Ventura College GeoSciences Department is thrilled to announce that as part of it’s 9th Annual Earth Week Celebration, they will be partnering with 350 Ventura County Climate Hub to host an informative Climate Action Summit to be held Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Applied Sciences Building […]

Politicians must consider unintended consequences

Politicians must consider unintended consequences

    By Paul Driessen It’s become a recurring, frustrating pattern, as legislators and regulators ignore the immutable laws of unintended consequences, to drive political agendas or aid favored constituencies, while harming others. A good example is corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards on vehicles. Originally enacted in 1975 to offset the impacts of the […]

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

. By Paul Driessen Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama years, 94% of the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is off limits to leasing and drilling. Under the Draft Proposed Program (DPP) announced January 4 by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, over 90% of OCS acreage and 98% of “undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and […]

Report: Public Opposes Toxic Wastewater Disposal in National Forrest Aquifer

Report: Public Opposes Toxic Wastewater Disposal in National Forrest Aquifer

Fillmore, CA – Today, Los Padres ForestWatch released a report highlighting widespread community opposition to an oil company’s proposal to dump toxic wastewater into an aquifer beneath the Los Padres National Forest, less than a mile upstream from homes and ranches in Fillmore. The report analyzes all 670 comments submitted to the California Division of […]

Oxnard City Council Raises Concerns About Potential Health Impacts From Proposed Oil and Gas Project

Oxnard City Council Raises Concerns About Potential Health Impacts From Proposed Oil and Gas Project

The Oxnard City Council voted unanimously last night to send a letter of concern to the Ventura County Planning Commission questioning the health effects of a proposed an oil and gas project in South Oxnard. The County failed to consider the potential health impacts to residents and farmworkers who live and work in and around […]

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