Tag Archive for environment

OCWD Sues Polluters

Hot off the wire –  Orange County Water District Initiates Lawsuit Against industries that have polluted the groundwater with INDUSTRIAL Chemicals Drinking Water is Safe; Proactive Action Required to Protect Orange County’s Groundwater Basin from Further Contamination Fountain Valley, Calif. (June 23, 2008) — The Orange County Water District (OCWD) filed suit today against several…

Hmmm… I Wonder Why…

Traffic on the toll roads has dropped 10.1%? Can anyone guess why? What’s the reason for fewer people filling up their cars with that lovely $4.60+ per gallon gas to pay even more money to speed down the toll road while emitting more greenhouse gases? Can you help me figure this out? I mean, aren’t…

Hey, Bush & McCain: Why The Thrill of the Drill?

(Cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama and MyDD) Recently, there’s been plenty of talk by Republicans like George Bush and John McCain about lifting the federal ban on offshore oil drilling. They claim that because gas prices have become so high, it’s time for us American to stop being worrywarts and embrace the thrill of the…

CA-44: Tell Ken Calvert That Drilling Isn’t the Answer

This just in from the Bill Hedrick for Congress campaign. Ken Calvert actually thinks we can drill our way out of the energy crisis. We need to send a message to Calvert that he’s just flat out wrong! Dear Friends and Supporters, Last Thursday, Ken Calvert offered what he deemed his ‘commonsense solution’ to bring…

CA-44: Bill Hedrick on the SoCal Edison Rate Increases & Possible San Onofre Power Plant Expansion

This just in from the Bill Hedrick campaign in CA-44 (www.hedrickforcongress.com). This is an important issue on the minds of many South County residents. See below for all the details. Bill Hedrick Supports Delay in Southern California Edison Rate Increases Residents of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station evacuation area near Capistrano Bay are extremely…