Newsom must prioritize frontline communities in oil and gas actions

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced today a directive to end new fracking permits by 2024 and phase out oil and gas extraction by 2045, making California the first state in the nation to commit to a planned phase out of oil and gas extraction. Read More

EPA Ignores Petition to Review Illegally Issued Refinery Permit to Pollute

The federal Environmental Protection Agency ignored a mandatory deadline to decide on a petition challenging an air permit for Phillip 66’s oil refinery in Rodeo, California. Read More

D.C. Rally to Urge Governor Brown to Halt New Oil and Gas Projects, Protect Californians’ Health

Activists will greet Gov. Brown with banners outside his scheduled appearance at the National Press Club to demand an end to new fossil fuel projects in California and a plan to phase out the state’s dirty fuel extraction. Read More

Friends of the Earth and allies petition EPA to reject refinery’s secret tar sands expansion permit

Allowing refineries to process increased amounts of tar sands exposes our communities and the environment to devastating and irreversible damage. Read More

Californians Denounce Offshore Drilling Plan

Trump is on a mission to turn over our public waters to the oil industry. Read More

California groups urge Governor to reject international forest carbon credits

A group of over 30 California-based organizations yesterday sent a letter to Governor Brown urging him to reject the use of international forest carbon offsets credits in the state’s cap and trade system. Read More