Protecting the beauty & natural resources of our valley since 1964.
America’s Dangerous Pipelines A new analysis of oil and gas pipeline safety in the United States reveals a troubling history of spills, contamination, injuries and deaths. Watch this time-lapse video shows pipeline incidents from 1986 to 2013, relying on publicly available data from the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. Only incidents classified as “significant” by the ...
AROUND THE VALLEY
CLIMATE REALITY PRESENTATION Katie Davis of the Climate Reality Project will present the facts about the climate crisis, January 29th at 7pm in the Carpinteria Public Library.
Presented in association with the Carpinteria Valley Association…celebrating their 50th year protecting the beauty and natural resources of Carpinteria Valley since 1964.
Texan drought sets residents against fracking – video In Mertzon and Barnhart in western Texas, the worst drought in two generations is choking the water supply. Water shortages are raising tensions between locals and the fracking industry. Drilling for shale gas uses up to 8m gallons of water each time a well is fracked.
IN THE NEWS
Study: Sea-level rise threatens 1,400 U.S. cities How bad is the sea-level rise? Though scientists debate the severity, a new study says at least 316 U.S. cities and towns will be mostly submerged unless pollution can be pulled from the sky.
A rise in sea levels threatens the viability of more than 1,400 cities and towns, including Miami, Virginia Beach and Jacksonville, unless ...