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Los Angeles is Complicit in Amazon Oil Drilling Destruction

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 million gallons of Amazon crude from wells in the western Amazon rainforest, shipped to refineries in the U.S.,

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 utilities.

SoCal 350 Climate Action Hosts Legislative Training

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 Angeles area, kicked off on December 3 with a well-received training at Glendale Community College.

DivestLA: LA City Council Votes to Divest from Wells Fargo

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 Published by Divest LA In a huge win for Divest LA and indigenous, environmental and social justice allies, the City of Los Angeles voted unanimously on Wednesday, December 13, to approve a banking contract that would disqualify Wells Fargo from commercial banking services.

San Onofre Nuclear Waste Emergency – Save Our Oceans

San Onofre Nuclear Plant, on the coast of California, is busy building a nuclear waste dump for 1,600 tons of spent fuel on a bluff overlooking the Pacific which presents significant risks to our ocean and surrounding communities.  Stop the Beachfront Burial of Nuclear Waste Most California residents are not aware that SCE (Southern California Edison) has obtained a California Coastal Commission permit to bury 75 canisters of deadly nuclear waste on the beach in December of 2017.