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image Corrupt BAAQMD Executives Stall Caps On Bay Area Air Pollution With Last Minute Proposal 480_baaqmd_refineries_caps_not_coughs6-21-17__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
The Bay Air Quality Management Management District executives at the last minute made proposals at the June 21, 2017 meeting to increase the level of pollutants by 25% in response to a policy to cap emissions. The BAAQMD management has previously bullied and fired two whistleblowers who were trying to stop the destruction of pollution records by the agency....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:36AM
image Group Files Lawsuit Against DWR Over Oroville Dam Asbestos Records 480_c93tarjuaaave_f.jpg-small_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“DWR’s culture is bound by secrecy to protect its image and its very slanted focus, which is to maximize water exports to its contractors,” stated AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis. “AquAlliance strongly believes that the public’s right to know is essential in a democracy and legally enforceable, something we are happy to take on.” Photo: Water releases from Lake Oroville going over the badly damaged spillway into the Feather River. Photo courtesy of California Department of...
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 12:30PM
image Bay Area Air Quality Under Threat & the Fired Whistleblowers at BAAQMD 480_oil_refinery_pollution_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Health and safety advocates spoke at a meeting in San Francisco to discuss the role of the Bay Area Air Quality Control District managers. They reported on the failure of the agency to protect the community and public from dangerous toxins in the air. They also supported the whistleblowers at the District who have been fired for protesting the destruction of documents by the executives. The California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has refused to launch an investigation of these criminal ac...
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 8:12PM
image Jerry Brown poses as 'climate leader' while he promotes fracking, Delta Tunnels 480_tug_of_war_over_brown_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
If Governor Jerry Brown really cared about climate change, green energy and the people of California and the planet, he would take a number of urgently-needed actions, rather than issue constant statements and proclamations about how "green" his administration is. The "tug of war" between the people of California and the oil industry over the soul of Governor Jerry Brown at the Oil Money Out, People Power In Rally and March in Sacramento on May 20. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Sat Jun 3, 2017 1:54PM
image The Epic Battle Between Big Oil & the People of California - Photo Essay 480_caleen_sisk_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“In California, for all of the progress made, we have enormous problems that aren’t being addressed by the elected leaders to date,” said Adam Scow, California Director of Food and Water Watch. “It is an embarrassment that Maryland and New York have banned fracking, but California has not. We need our elected officials to enact a real progressive agenda banning fracking & fossil fuels. Anything less is unacceptable.” Photo: Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Trib...
Posted: Fri Jun 2, 2017 5:34PM
image Reaction: Trump Withdraws US from Paris Climate Agreement 480_trumpclimateaccord_1.jpg by Raging Grannies Action League
Tune: Home on the Range Under Obama we, As a country agreed To work hard to prevent climate change But today Mr. Trump, put us down in the dumps It’s no wonder we think he’s deranged...
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 11:55PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News May 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our May 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 4:10PM
image National Park Service Covers Up OSHA Workplace Retaliation And Cover-up At Drake's Estero 480_zugsberger_matthew_osha_whistleblower3-1-17_1.jpg by russianrivertimes
The National Park Service management has been engaged in a cover-up of corruption and health and safety standards as well as being involved in retaliation against whistleblowers...
Posted: Fri May 26, 2017 8:36AM
image "March Against Monsanto" Santa Cruz 480_139_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Photos are from before the march....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 8:11PM
image The NoDAPL / Copwatch Food Truck. A WeCopwatch and Standing Rock Copwatch collaboration 480_sr1.jpg by WeCopwatch
In the fall of 2016, WeCopwatch traveled to North Dakota to support the indigenous-led resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s drilling along the Missouri River, right on the border of the Standing Rock Reservation. Water protectors had been experiencing violence and repression from local, and state authorities as well as DAPL employees....
Posted: Fri May 19, 2017 12:53PM
image Ohlone Indian Village is under attack 480_004_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Protests are taking place every morning 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the corners of Soquel Drive and Trout Gulch Road in Aptos California. Aptos Village was once an Indian Village!...
Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 5:11PM
calendar Commemorate revolutionary resistance and Judi Bari Day 480_judi_fist_oakland_3mar95__x_1.jpg by Earth First!
E. 33rd and Park Blvd, in front of Oakland High School, Oakland...
Event Date: Wed May 24, 2017 11:30AM
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 1:08PM
image Western States Petroleum Association Leads Lobbying Spending This Year 480_800_cathy_with_jacket_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
To combat the power of oil industry money in California, a diverse array of activists is organizing an “Oil Money Out, People Power In”march and rally in Sacramento, May 20 from 12 PM to 3 PM. The event will begin and end at the Governor’s Mansion, 1526 H Street. Photo: Catherine Reheis-Boyd is President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) and served as the Chair of the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create "marine protected areas" in ...
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 1:00PM
image Standing Rock Copwatchers in the Bay Area 480_sr1_1.jpg by Standing Rock Copwatchers
In 2016 we left our families, our homes, our lives to go defend the water at Standing Rock, North Dakota. We stood in struggle with hundreds of tribes from across the country and continent. Our fight was for mother earth, and it was for our people, our history, and for our future....
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 2:05PM
image Plastic Pollution at Four Coastal California Hotspots Violates Clean Water Act 480_coastal_california_plastic_hotspots_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Water Board Urged to Protect San Francisco Bay, San Diego, North Coast, Channel Islands...
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 9:03AM
text Legal Settlement Halts Effort to Open 1 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling, Fracking by Center for Biological Diversity
Agreement Preserves Moratorium on Leasing Public Lands to Oil Industry...
Posted: Thu May 11, 2017 8:55AM
image Discovering Black Agriculture at Sutter's Fort, Alta California, Mexico (1840 - 1848) 480_alta_california_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
John Sutter first arrived in California in 1839, his vision to build an agricultural empire was supported in so many ways by people of Russian, Hawaiian, Mexican, Native American and African ancestry. Officially, John Sutter served the essential role as diplomat and military support for the Republic of Mexico, based at Sutter’s Fort, 1840 – 1848....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 7:56AM
calendar Oil Money Out March and Rally 480_oil-money-out-people-power-in-may-20-2017_1.jpg by Rootskeeper
Govenor's Mansion 16th & H Streets Sacramento...
Event Date: Sat May 20, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 10:22PM
image Oil Money Out, People Power In Rally Set for May 20 in Sacramento! 480_18222698_1331293483584642_6915470649489500567_n_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“This spending spree has paid huge dividends for these companies, allowing them to dismantle and crush any meaningful legislation that might significantly curb their power to drill and pollute in California,” said David Braun, www.rootskeeper.org. “Pay-to-play politics has allowed the dirtiest polluters in the world to legally poison our communities and exacerbate the climate crisis.”...
Posted: Thu May 4, 2017 11:39AM
calendar Shut Down Monsanto in Woodland: Largest Biotech Seed Research Facility in the World 480_shut-down-monsanto-woodland-may-22-2017_1.jpg by The Anti-Monsanto Project
Monsanto 12790 Gorman Lane Woodland, CA Meet at Raley's 367 W. Main Street Woodland, CA...
Event Date: Mon May 22, 2017 4:00AM
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 11:30PM