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View events for the week of 11/14/2021
Kill the Drill! Banning neighborhood oil and gas drilling
Date Sunday November 14
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorMargaret Rossoff
Location Details
Webinar. RSVP to action [at] sunflower-alliance.org for Zoom link.
Oil and gas drilling poisons people. The campaign to stop neighborhood oil and gas drilling is winning big victories. Join us to hear from frontline community leaders and researchers about:

Los Angeles County’s ban on oil and gas drilling in unincorporated areas of the county

Newsom’s announcement of a plan to ban oil and gas drilling within 1 KM of homes and schools – how a movement of people in frontline communities won this huge victory, and what needs to be done to strengthen it

New research that shows pollutants cause major health problems in people as far as 2-1/2 miles from drilling sites

The progress of the movement to ban oil and gas drilling in Contra Costa County, northern California’s fossil fuel hub.

Speakers:

• Dr. Amanda Millstein, Richmond physician and co-founder of Climate Health Now, on the health effects of oil and gas drilling

• Shoshana Wechsler, Sunflower Alliance and the Contra Costa Sustainability Commission, on the growing local movement against drilling

• A frontline community member on struggles against neighborhood drilling and statewide action

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 10th, 2021 1:55 PM
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