CA Climate activists protest approval of hundreds of neighborhood oil permits this year April 5, 2023


“It is bad enough that Big Oil rips off Californians at the pump and uses their record profits to fight public health measures,” said Marjaneh Moini, MD, Board Member, Physicians for Social Responsibility. “They spent 20 million dollars to put SB1137 on hold, a health protective law that prohibits drilling near schools, homes and hospitals. They may even succeed at reversing it in 2024.”

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