It’s time to halt fracking in California, and current legislation is getting us one step closer to that goal.
Fracking is a dangerous, rapidly spreading oil and gas extraction technique that threatens our water, air, wildlife, climate and public health. Despite the grave risks, California oil and gas regulators don’t require companies to report when or where they are fracking wells — or what toxic chemicals they use.
Despite intense pressure from the oil industry, three bills seeking a moratorium on fracking in California already passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. But the battle is far from over — these bills are now headed to the Assembly Appropriations Committee for a vote.
Please take action now: Call Speaker John Perez and Appropriations Committee Chair Mike Gatto. Ask them to protect California from a fracking disaster by supporting legislation to place a moratorium on fracking in California.
Speaker John Perez: (916) 319-2053
Appropriations Chair Mike Gatto: (916) 319-2043
I strongly support A.B. 1301, 649 and 1323, which place a moratorium on fracking in California. I strongly oppose A.B. 7, which allows fracking to continue in our state and would keep the chemicals used in fracking shrouded in secrecy.
Other states have enacted bans or moratoriums on fracking. California should do the same. Thank you for your leadership in this important effort to protect our air, water, wildlife, climate and communities from the dangers of fracking.
Then use the list below to see if your representative is on the Appropriations Committee. Call and ask them to support a moratorium on fracking.