Bay Area Big Oil Getting Bigger? Panel Discussion 11/6/13

Bay Area Big Oil Getting Bigger? Panel Discussion 11/6/13

Did you know that we live next to five oil refineries in the East Bay and that several are considering plans to process Canadian tar sands crude oil, described by the Sierra Club as “the most toxic fossil fuel on the planet”? On Wednesday, November 6th, from 7-9 PM, a panel event at the Ecology… Read more »

Why are Texas oil companies trying to kill California’s Global Warming Solutions Act?

Why are Texas oil companies trying to kill California’s Global Warming Solutions Act?

Texas oil companies Valero and Tesoro are funding the campaign for Prop 23, which Californians will vote on this November. Prop 23 is a bill that would stall—possibly indefinitely—the implementation of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32). The Union of Concerned Scientists explain the motivations driving these oil companies:
With continued lack of climate… Read more »