Oil ‘is killing us.’ Activists call on Jerry Brown to halt California drilling

April 12, 2018 by Emily Jackson

(Source: The Sacramento Bee) Critics of Gov. Jerry Brown are pressuring him to take a stronger stance on an issue that has come to define his legacy – climate change and the environment. Consumer and health care groups launched a campaign Wednesday, “Brown’s Last Chance,” calling on him to freeze all new oil and gas drilling in California, and phase out current production.
“We’re here to tell the governor that climate leadership means … standing with us and stopping oil drilling,” said Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog, which is leading the campaign with a broader coalition that includes the California Nurses Association and the California-based Courage Campaign. Read full article

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