Action to Protect Against Fracking in the North Coast

To All,

Here are actions that can help stall or turn back attempts to frack in California.


What is the significance of access to the Eel River Basin offshore Natural Gas Hydrates?

Methane (Natural Gas) Hydrates in offshore subduction zone sediments hold the world’s largest reserves of Natural Gas. More than all combined known global shale gas reserves. Not all coastlines share this geologic feature. The Eel River Basin (offshore) is important enough to be shown on the Global Inventory of Methane Deposits.

Local Control in General Law Counties
Join us as we petition our respective County Board of Supervisors, to Ban Fracking (for all the reasons we already know), and let’s take the Precautionary Principle to heart. Legal processes to petition local governments are currently ongoing in different counties taking different forms from moratoriums to bans, General Plan Ordinances to Ballot Initiatives.
Several counties have already succeeded.

A Fracking Moratorium may be on the November 2014 Butte County ballot.

“A group has begun a campaign for a moratorium on the practice, and plans to start collecting signatures. Citizens Action Network, critical of the new rules for not being strong enough, and for amendments that weakened the package of regulations are taking the basic position that we can’t rely on federal and state people to protect the local area, We are uncomfortable with the laxness of the language in SB4, said Joni Stellar, media coordinator for CAN.”

This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving.
To sign a Northern Coastal Counties petition please select from one of the following options!

To be delivered to The California State House, The California State Senate, and Governor Jerry Brown – Ocean Protection Coalition (OPC) Fort Bragg

To be delivered to The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors
South Mendocino Coast

To be delivered to The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors
Potter Valley

To be delivered to The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors

Have a happy safe holiday time.
Tomas DiFiore

Steam Injection Is Literally Global Warming.