Oil & Gas

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it."
Robert Swan, Polar Explorer and Inspirational Speaker

Inform Yourself - Oil & Gas Health & Safety Issues

Oil & Gas Reference Materials - 55 Scientific PDFs

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Videos
Ballona Watershed Fly-Over is a bird's eye view of a new vision for Los Angeles, CA https://youtu.be/clfE5HDxOew

Burning Questions, Power Politics (NBC PEABODY AWARD WINNING NEWS SERIES):
    https://youtu.be/c4O6jI2y_m4
    https://youtu.be/y_5PGSmEIj0​
    https://youtu.be/ji0ed6N2e8Y
    https://youtu.be/AN2R1Y2y8Ac
ROGUE METHANE STALKS LA STREETS/ Frank Snepp Exclusives http://franksneppexclusives.com/?p=102

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

Porter Ranch Leak Raises Concerns Elsewhere  http://america.aljazeera.com/watch/shows/live-news/2016/2/porter-ranch-leak-raises-concerns-elsewhere.html
    In the early 1990's Patricia McPherson, President of Grassroots Coalition, became concerned about oil and gas leaks in Playa del Rey, California. With the help and guidance of Dr. Bernard Endres, an oil field gas migration expert, author and attorney, her interest expanded into oil and gas fields throughout California and continues to this day.   


News Articles
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

  California Energy Markets - "Grassroots Coalition Shines Light on SoCalGas / Sempra Energy Gas Wells / Lot Sales in Playa del Rey, California. September 21, 2001 Stadish case showed children getting sick because their house was built on top of a leaky old gas well.
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.
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Youth Seek Testimony From Exxon's Rex Tillerson in Federal Climate Lawsuit
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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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SIERRA CLUB AIRPORT MARINA GROUP MEETING 3.15.16 with Speakers Rex Frankel and Melanie Winter

1 - SIERRA CLUB INVITE pdf 3.15.16.pdf

Please join Sierra Club Airport Marina Group
Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey
Tuesday, March 15th from 7 pm to 9:00 pm
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Two well known and respected speakers will share Ideas on Rainwater Capture, Cleanup, Reuse & Much More . . . 

YouTube: How To Use A Catchment Basin To Eliminate Ponding And To Save Precious Rain Water on an Industrial Property.

https://youtu.be/kLVqSvcv8eA

During heavy rains, our industrial parking lot would have six inch puddles. Our cement contractor, De Olivera Concrete removed approximately 1,000 feet of concrete, dug a 8 by 8 by 8 foot deep Catchment Basin, filled it with gravel, and installed a steel grate so rainwater could percolate back into the earth. This win, win situation helped the tenant and put much need rainwater back into our aquifer. 
 

MUST SEE: A Fly-Over of Marina del Rey and the Ballona Wetlands - 7 minutes

MUST SEE: YouTube Fly-Over of Marina del Rey and the Ballona Wetlands to help the California Coastal Commission, residents of Los Angeles City and County, elected officials and agencies better understand the lower Ballona Watershed by Jeanette Vosburg, GrassrootsCoalition.org 310-721-3512.

https://youtu.be/PQVHGOZeNEY

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