LATEST NEWS: SB 1281 Passes with Bipartisan Support
On August 28, the Legislature passed SB 1281 (Pavley), which requires disclosure and reporting of water use by oil and gas drilling companies. The bill also requires the reporting and disclosure of wastewater disposal locations and methods. Click here to read our full release.
Despite greater oversight on the oil industry, we still need more protections. Click the "Stop Fracking" button to take action today and send a message to Governor Brown to support a moratorium on fracking in California!
Clean Water Action is working to protect California from the dangers of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), acidizing and other risky methods of oil drilling. Across the country, communities are suffering from health and environmental impacts related to oil and gas production, including: contaminated drinking water and polluted air, degradation of local waterways, and decreased property values. In most states, fracking operations are designed to extract natural gas reserves. In California, it’s all about oil.