Protest the Approval of the Tesoro Refinery Merger/Expansion – SIGN THE LETTER!

Tesoro Refinery Los Angeles, People's Climate MarchHundreds of Thousands across the world marched in support of People’s Climate Movement on April 29th. In Los Angeles, demonstrators converged in the LA Harbor Area facing five major petroleum refineries and two ports. 5,000 people marched to the Tesoro LA refinery, now undergoing a merger/expansion to make it the West Coast’s largest. Unfortunately, not two weeks later, behind closed doors, the regional Air Quality District gave the Tesoro merger the environmental go-ahead, ignoring the call for health and safety protections, and a more comprehensive environmental review.



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April 29 – People’s Climate Movement 2017 – Los Angeles

Peoples Climate Los Angeles, SoCal 350

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2017! Join the People’s Climate Movement Los Angeles at Banning Park in Wilmington and march to the Tesoro Refinery this April 29th in SOLIDARITY with a march in Washington, D.C. and across the country to stand up for our communities and climate. WE RESIST. WE BUILD. WE RISE. […]


Defund Dakota Access: Jane Fonda’s #BankExit from Wells Fargo

Andrea Leon Grossman, Jane Fonda, Hollywood, Bank Exit

On December 22, Jane Fonda announced her divesting of financial holdings from Wells Fargo, one of the major investors in the Dakota Access Pipeline, at the Hollywood Wells Fargo Branch. Despite the denial of the permits to drill and the calling for an Environmental Impact Statement by The Army Corp of Engineers, pipeline owners Energy Transfer […]


Facing Trump, Protect California Coast From Offshore Fracking

offshore drilling and fracking, California

Perhaps emboldened by the election of Trump, an oil company just applied for a permit to frack off the California coast — it’s the first application since the feds lifted a moratorium on the controversial process earlier this year. If the feds grant the permit, oil companies would soon begin fracking in the wildlife-rich Santa […]


Tesoro-BP Refinery Merger Poses Major Risk to SoCal Communities

Tesoro Refinery, Los Angeles Harbor Area

Working with our ally Communities for a Better Environment, SoCal 350 and Tar Sands Action SoCal submitted this letter to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), asking for a deeper look at environmental studies regarding the Tesoro Wilmington (LA Harbor) Refinery Integration with the BP’s massive Carson facility. This would be the largest […]


Los Angeles: Thousands Rally in National Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline

No DAPL Los Angeles, Ben Hauck

SoCal Indigenous Peoples and Allies in Support of Standing Rock Called on President Obama on November 15 to Put a Permanent Stop to Pipeline Los Angeles, California — On November 15, thousands joined Southern California Indigenous Groups, Climate Action Organizations, Environmentalists, Political Activists, and Labor Groups in a nationwide day of action against the Dakota […]