10 Reasons Governor Brown Must Ban Fracking in California

Californians Against FrackingThe Science is in: A recent independent study by the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) reveals the dangers of fracking and extreme oil extraction in the Golden State.

  1. Fracking threatens our groundwater
  2. Waste water from oil fields where fracking has occurred is used to irrigate crops
  3. Oil extraction in California has an ugly track record of leaks and spills
  4. In a time of record drought, fracking uses a lot of water
  5. Fracking is likely to cause earthquakes in California
  6. Fracking threatens endangered wildlife
  7. Around half a million people in California live within one mile of a well that has been fracked or otherwise stimulated
  8. Fracking uses a cocktail of highly toxic chemicals
  9. The EPA allows offshore fracking wells to dump toxic waste water directly into the Pacific Ocean
  10. What we don’t know about fracking in California is frightening

Read all the details in the full information sheet created by the Center for Biological Diversity for Californians Against Fracking

Jerry Brown - Ban Fracking Now!

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