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L.A. Residents, Get to Know Your Local Oil Drilling Site

For years, STAND-LA has been voicing community concerns about the clear health and safety threat of neighborhood drilling to Angelenos. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health finally admits these risks are real in a recent report. See how residents in these communities bear the brunt of these costs, and how city and county leaders have a responsibility to put an end to oil facilities in our neighborhoods.  

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.,

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.