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Tell Gov. Brown and DOC: Ban Fracking in California
Celebrities, including Hayden Panettiere, ask "What the Frack?"
From the Sacramento Valley to Los Angeles County, fracking is quickly expanding across California, polluting local air, threatening local waterways, accelerating climate change, eroding property values and creating tremendous amounts of toxic waste.
The California Department of Conservation (DOC) is accepting public comments on its proposed oil and gas regulations. Now is the time to make your voice heard and call on California Gov. Brown and the DOC to place an immediate ban on fracking. The 60-day public comment period ends Jan. 14, 2014.
Signing this petition sends the following comments to the DOC:
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