Intensive new drilling and fracking has come to California and Governor Brown is doing nothing to stop it.
Fracking an oil or gas well means injecting millions of gallons of fluid
-- typically a mix of water, sand and chemicals -- at a pressure high
enough to fracture underground rocks and release oil or gas. The
practice is leaving a legacy of air and water pollution in communities
across the country, and contributing to global climate change.
Now, the oil and gas industry is targeting natural gas fields in the
Sacramento Basin and oil fields in the San Joaquin, Santa Maria, Ventura
and Los Angeles Basins. If industry succeeds, generations of
Californians would pay the environmental and public health costs.
Tell your members of the California Legislature to support a legislation to ban fracking today!
Dear [Decision Maker],
I urge you to protect our drinking water by supporting legislation to ban hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.
Sincerely,[Your Name] [Your Address] [City, State ZIP]
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