Join with your Neighbors to learn about the current effort to expand oil waste injection in the Sespe Oil Field.
The area where the oil company wants permission to inject comes within about 1/2 mile from the Fillmore SubBasin - the only source of drinking water and irrigation water for the City of Fillmore and surrounding areas.
The application is currently being reviewed by the State of California, Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) and the State Water Board. After that review, the application will go to Region 7 of the EPA for final approval.
There is no guarantee that Fillmore's Water will be protected and if approved, if opens up the Sespe Oil Field to more fracking.
*Even though the official comment period has ended, it has been uncovered (by our partner Los Padres ForestWatch) that the state provided in accurate information regarding the distance from the proposed injection zone and the Fillmore Subbasin - we are demanding the state deny the oil companies application in order to protect Fillmore's water.
COME ON MARCH 6 to get details, ask questions AND submit a comment to tell the State:
No Expanded Injection in the Sespe
Protect Fillmore's Water
A fundraising event for CFROG:
Eco-Art Can Reveal Unique Climate Change Solutions
Eco-art focused on the natural world can help us understand the personal and social impacts of human damage to the planet, particularly that caused by anthropomorphic climate change. The most valuable artists in this regard are those that help us move beyond the worry and fret we may feel but not acknowledge about the ecological disaster we continue to cause and offer clues about unique ways to solve it. Through this power point presentation, Prof. Chianese will invite the audience to discuss and interrogate works of art, often enigmatic ones, which can prompt new thinking about our environmental dilemma.
This will be a power point discussion with audience participation.
Robert Chianese, Ph. D. is a retired CSU Northridge English professor, with 25 years experience working with scientists and ecologists in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division, and a columnist for American Scientist magazine. His current essay shows the impact on desert tortoises of alternative energy installations. https://www.americanscientist.org/article/rearranging-the-planet-to-save-it
He is a local Ventura civic and environmental activist, a poet and a grandfather
Doors open at 6:45, Presentation begins at 7:00 pm.
$10 per person.
Come let your elected Board of Supervisors know that you want Environmental Justice for Oxnard!
Ventura County has NEVER conducted a cumulative impact study on the expansion of the Cabrillo Oil Field.
Come to the hearing to show solidarity - even if you don't speak filling a seat is important!
CFROG and Food & Water Watch have filed an appeal of an oil and gas project in Oxnard because the county has not done the proper health impact study. This is an Environmental Justice issue because the state has designated a nearby residential community as a disadvantaged community - notably with very high levels of "pollution burden." On March 13 the County Board of Supervisors will hear our appeal.