Living Near Oil Production Is Deadly. Why Don’t California Lawmakers Care?

“The state may be phasing out gas-powered cars, but it’s still legal to put an oil well right next to an elementary school.”

A 4-minute Opinion Video for the New York Times by Josiah Edwards, who is a climate organizer in Carson, California, and documentary filmmaker, Matty Neikrug.

Also, see in The Los Angeles Times:

Op-Ed: Where are drilling protections for California residents?

By Michael Freeman and Colin O’Brien
Friday, February 26, 2021

Michael Freeman and Colin O’Brien are environmental attorneys working on oil and gas issues at Earthjustice in Colorado and California, respectively.