Protecting California's water, health and environment from dangerous oil and gas production activities, including fracking, acidizing, and toxic wastewater disposal.
California Assembly caves to corporate polluters: Oil and Gas interests take priority over safe drinking water
Despite a crippling drought and a massive failure by the State to protect groundwater from oil and gas injection wells, Assembly Bill 356 (Das Williams) failed to pass its floor vote.
Independent scientific study: California is failing to protect health and the environment from fracking and other oil production
Clean Water Action released the following statement in response to the California Council on Science and Technology's (CCST) "An Independent Scientific Assessment of Well Stimulation in California."
California Issues Emergency Regulations on Oil and Gas Injection Aquifer Exemptions - Clean Water Action Responds
The oilDepartment of Conservation (DOC) and Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) issued draft emergency regulations on aquifer exemptions under the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
To understand the impacts of oil and gas development on California communities Clean Water Action and our allies at Earthworks studied health and air contaminants in two communities in the heart of oil country - Lost Hills in Kern County, and Upper Ojai in Ventura County.