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SoCal Communities Unite in Day of Action Against Drilling

Maxine Waters - Protect the Pacific

When the Department of Interior released an offshore leasing plan threatening California’s $42 billion ocean economy and 400,000 jobs in tourism, recreation and fishing, it was the first proposal opening shores to new oil and gas drilling in two decades. The Trump administration’s proposal has been met with unyielding opposition, and a striking 69% of Californians oppose […]

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Los Angeles is Complicit in Amazon Oil Drilling Destruction

Ecuador, Chevron, oil drilling

Is driving your car in LA destroying the Amazon rainforest? Did you know a major destination for processing Amazon crude is the Chevron Refinery in El Segundo? Listen to the interview with Amazon Watch and find out how to take action against this triple carbon impact.   Every day multinational oil companies extract over 9 […]

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Clean Energy for Glendale

  Glendale’s electric utility, Glendale Water & Power (GWP), is proposing to “re-power” its fossil fuel power plant known as Grayson. The $500 million project would involve replacing old gas turbines with new equipment – but in the process expanding capacity well beyond what is needed to power Glendale in hopes of selling excess power to other […]

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SoCal 350 Climate Action Hosts Legislative Training

SoCal 350, Act on Climate, California

Leaders of the Greater LA Legislative Committee held a training this month on how to advocate for climate and environmental legislation at the local and state level this month, as the January Legislative Session looms… The Greater LA Legislative Committee, coordinating volunteer legislative climate action from a number of 350-related groups in the greater Los […]

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DivestLA: LA City Council Votes to Divest from Wells Fargo

Divest LA, Wells Fargo, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Divests $8 Billion from Wells Fargo, the latest fallout from numerous scandals and their involvement in financing destructive, climate-fouling fossil fuel infrastructure projects, like the Dakota Access Pipeline. Below is a statement from our allies who led the charge at DivestLA!   VICTORY: City of Los Angeles Votes to Divest from Wells Fargo […]

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