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Stop Trump's Drilling Attack on California's Public Lands

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The Trump administration released its plan to reopen 1+ million acres of public land and mineral estate in central California to oil drilling and fracking; this would end a 5 year moratorium on leasing federal public land in the state to oil companies. It targets some of California's most iconic landscapes, including areas close to Kings Canyon and Sequoia national parks as well as state parks, nature reserves, and recreation areas. New drilling and fracking would damage air quality even more in Central California, particularly in the San Joaquin Valley which has one of the most polluted air basins in the United States. The air fails to meet federal pollution standards for both particulate matter and ozone.

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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)

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