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Why a 3200 ft Buffer is Critical for Communities

CalGEM (the state agency that regulates oil and gas production) and the Governor’s office have proposed new oil and gas public health rules.

Lost Hills

Tell California that you support the 3200 foot buffer!

CalGEM (the state agency that regulates oil and gas production) and the Governor’s office have proposed new oil and gas public health rules.

California Currents -- Fall 2021 cover

California Currents | Fall 2021

In this Issue: 

  • State Dragging its Feet on Hex Chrome
  • Protecting Communities from Oil and Gas Production
  • Winning on PFAS

10 Things You Can Do About Toxic PFAS Chemicals

PFAS are a family of approximately 9,000 human-made chemicals that are effective at repelling grease, water, and stains, as well as combating certain types of fires.

From We All Live Downstream

We want REI to prevent PFAS pollution

REI Members to REI: Take Leadership on PFAS!

April 27, 2022

REI has tarnished its reputation as a company committed to sustainability by continuing to sell clothing, including for children, that contains PFAS.

Community Water Tour in the San Joaquin Valley - Mr. Benitez next to his groundwater well

Are Groundwater Sustainability Plans upholding the Human Right to Water in California?

March 21, 2022

In 2012, the state of California passed the Human Right to Water to ensure that every California resident has safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water adequate for human consumption, cooking,

Kern River Oil Field

California moves to protect communities from oil and gas pollution

October 22, 2021

Yesterday, Governor Newsom and CalGEM (California Geologic Energy Management), the state agency that regulates oil and gas production, announced a draft rule to create a 3200-foot setback