Statement: Trump Administration Budget and Infrastructure Proposals Signal All-out Assault on Public Health, Environment

February 12, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases

Trump’s infrastructure scam is all about greasing the wheels for oil, gas and coal development and his budget funds this massive giveaway. ‘Streamlining’ critical environmental review really means steamrolling landowners and putting a muzzle on communities when they resist oil and gas pipelines being built through their backyards for private profit.

California administration’s opposition to drilling offshore should extend onshore too

February 9, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Featured

As we approach the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by Governor Brown later this year, the governor himself has an opportunity to show true leadership and announce new steps to limit fossil fuel extraction across the state. After all, the case for a managed phase out of fossil fuel production in California has now been clearly laid out by his own team.

Statement: California leadership makes the case for no new fossil fuel development in the state

February 7, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases

As we approach the Global Climate Action Summit, hosted by Governor Brown later this year, now would be a fantastic moment for the Brown-Newsom administration to announce new steps to limit fossil fuel extraction in the state writ large. The case for a managed phase out of fossil fuel production in California is clear, they simply need to read their own letter released today.

Release: New offshore drilling plan a slap in the face to Americans, but a gift to Big Oil

January 4, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases 1 Comment

Today’s new offshore drilling plan reveals, once again, that Trump’s energy strategy entails little more than smoothing the road for Big Oil to to get whatever they want. This plan is a gift to companies that want open access to our protected ocean waters and has literally no rational basis other than to curry favor with the oil industry. This is a purely political move devoid of any economic or demand driver.