Take Action Against Off-Shore Oil Drilling - Submit Comments by March 9, 2018 The Trump administration plans to dramatically expand dangerous offshore oil drilling in all our oceans. This includes new oil leasing along the Pacific coast for the first time in more than 30 years, as well as in the remote waters of the Arctic. Information from the Center on Biological Diversity here. Submits comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's Draft Proposed Program (DPP) for the 2019-2024 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (2019-2024 Program or Program) here.
A gentle reminder of what we are striving to preserve: David Attenborough - Wonderful World
AIR WATCH BAY AREA an app to monitor air quality in SF Bay Area communities and report incidents.
For a good review of the status of environmental justice issues statewide see the California Environmental Justice Alliance website here. For a local perspective continue using the drop-down menu in this section and refer to these links:
Climate Change: A Contra Costa Focus
Several local groups are doing effective work to address climate change:
CCC Climate Leaders - website
CCC Climate Leaders - Facebook page requires a Facebook account to access
Communities for a Better Environment (CBE)
Sustainable Contra Costa
Benicians for a Safe and Healthy Community
350 BayArea.org East Bay Division
West County Toxics Coalition
Idle No More Bay Area - website
Idle No More Bay Area - Facebook page requires a Facebook account to access