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"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it."
Robert Swan, Polar Explorer and Inspirational Speaker
 
Less dependence on Oil and Gas will reduce health impacts and environmental damage.
Renewable energy is now competitively priced. 

Watch "Greed, Gridlock & Gas: The Playa Vista Story" to understand the Methane & Oilfield Gases of Ballona Wetlands and rising up into Playa Vista Buildings
https://youtu.be/TkhYQfAd8D0

Porter Ranch Leak Raises Concerns Elsewhere
Citizens in and around Porter Ranch asked Grassroots Coalition President Patricia McPherson to share our 2001 Playa del Rey SoCalGas / Sempra Energy experiences with them.
What can we learn from Porter Ranch Leak? 

http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/live-news/2016/2/porter-ranch-leak-raises-concerns-elsewhere.html

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California Energy Markets - Grassroots Coalition Shines Light on SoCalGas / Sempra Energy Gas Wells / Lot Sales in Playa del Rey - 2001 Children getting sick because their house was built on top of a leaky old gas well. 9.21.2001 Stadish Case.

Bill would delay reopening Aliso Canyon gas field
http://www.scpr.org/news/2017/02/02/68716/state-senators-push-legislation-to-delay-reopening

Infographic: Like Porter Ranch, neighborhoods in Playa del Rey, Montebello SIT NEAR aging gas wells | 89.3 KPCC
http://www.scpr.org/news/2016/02/24/57876/like-porter-ranch-playa-del-rey-montebello-and-oth

 Activist Action: Study health impacts of living near an oil or gas field. Comment to public officials: Ask them to ban fracking & oil production, particularly in densely populated areas. This Playa Del Rey site contains 20+ years of research.It's Official: Solar Is Becoming World's Cheapest Form of New Electricity 
For the first time, solar power is becoming the cheapest form of electricity production in the world, according to ... READ MORE
 

Youth Seek Testimony From Exxon's Rex Tillerson in Federal Climate Lawsuit
Attorneys representing 21 young people in their federal climate lawsuit, sought to obtain testimony from ... READ MORE

The NBC Peabody Award winning news series- BURNING QUESTIONS , POWER POLITIC

Oil and Gas Related Material

Underground Gas Storage: Leakage Endangers Human Health from Leakage

Underground gas storage of unrefined petroleum based gases is a cheap method compared to steel tanks, but is associated with cancer plumes and poor health of everyone downwind.

This page lists resources to keep you informed, more informed than newspapers now a days are willing to publishing about their advertisers.

  1. Playa_del_Rey.Playa_Vista.Underground_Gas_Storage

Fracking and Water: Oilfield Fracking

Oilfield "fracking" is a new form of pollution that is the longest lasting damage to the land, worse than salting the ground to prevent plants and animals living on it, or a man growing food for his family, neighbors and you and me.  Fracking permanently poisons, yes poisons, the underground water, permanently poisons the air, yes the air, as natural gas and associated poisonous gases seep out of the water table to harm all life at ground level, your pets, crawling children, and you and me.  Fracking leads to water and air plumes of poisons stretching miles into all homes and bodies of wate

CITIZEN ALERT - EXPLOSIONS DO HAPPEN - SEE Underground Gas Pipeline Leaks: (NTSB) National Transportation and Safety Boards (1969-2014)

Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), Methane and Gasoline leaks and explosions do happen.  
www.NTSB.Gov investigators write official reports, and summarize dangerous patterns, and change the rules to prevent them.  This page links to 121 such reports since 1969.

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