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Action from CBD on Fracking in California

Center for Biological Diversity


Fracking rigFracking, a dangerous and rapidly spreading oil and gas drilling technique, already occurs in California. It poses grave risks to our water, air and wildlife. And with the largest shale oil reserves in the country, our state faces a looming fracking boom. 
Fracking emits methane — a highly potent greenhouse gas — and opens up new areas for fossil fuel development at a time when we need to rapidly transition to a clean- and renewable-energy future.

The best way to protect our state from this growing threat is to prohibit the dangerous practice. Californians now have an opportunity to push for a fracking ban.

Please ask your state legislators to impose a ban on fracking in California before irreversible damage is done to our wildlife, land and water. If you live in the San Francisco area, join the Center on Friday, Feb. 1 at a creative protest to tell the federal government not to frack our public lands. Click here to learn more and RSVP for the event.

Click here to take action and get more information.