Convince the California Water Commission to think about the elephant in the room on water bond spending.
The oil and gas industry, aided by the erosion of campaign finance laws and nearly boundless lobbying budgets, asserts enormous influence over legislative processes in real time while also enjoying legacy influence in regulatory frame- works. The results can be devastating to the health of the environment and the public.
Don't let these deep-pocketed responsible parties prevent the state from setting standards that ensure our drinking water is safe!
After attempting to dismantle important flood and water protection rules, Governor Christie is now going after the NJ Highlands Act, an important law put in place to protect half of New Jersey's drinking water supplies. Tell the NJ Department of Environmental Protection to oppose any changes to the Highlands rules.
Our Attorney General should be upholding our rights – including our right to safe, drinkable water and clean, breathable air. Disappointingly, he has been undermining those rights and putting polluting interests ahead of our health and environment.
Legislation was recently passed (SB 279) that would derail sensible updated regulations for conventional oil and gas operations and enact an advisory council made up primarily of industry representatives.