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Indybay Feature
Sat Apr 21 2018 (Updated 04/23/18)
Governor Brown, Please Step Up
750 Public Interest Groups Urge Halt to New Oil and Gas Projects in California
More than 750 public interest groups from California and around the world kicked off a campaign urging Governor Jerry Brown to stop the build-out of dirty fossil fuel infrastructure, keep oil and gas in the ground and take immediate action to protect those most vulnerable to climate change.

If Brown doesn’t act, the groups say, the governor will lose their support for the global climate action summit that he will host five months from now in San Francisco.

The broad coalition sponsored billboards in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Sacramento, placed a full-page advertisement in the Sacramento Bee and launched a thermal airship over San Francisco Bay to challenge Brown for falling short on plans to limit fossil fuels in the state.

Read More | BrownsLastChance.org

See Also: Records: Nearly 400 Violations at California Offshore Drilling Operations | Monterey County Supervisors to Decide on Hames Valley Oil Drilling | A real 'shocker' - Big Oil lobby opposes Phil Ting's Clean Cars 2040 Act | Exposing the Big Myth: Offshore drilling has increased off California under Jerry Brown | Board Urged to Halt Oil-waste Pits' Contamination of Kern County Groundwater | Western States Petroleum Association & members have dumped $170 million into CA campaigns | Justin Trudeau & Jerry Brown are both promoters of oil industry expansion

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