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VISIÓN Coalition Statement on the Appointment of CalGEM’s New Supervisor

September 1, 2023

Big Oil Spends $9.4 Million on Lobbying in California in the First Quarter of 2023, Putting the Industry on Pace to Exceed 2022 Lobbying Spending

May 3, 2023


September 16, 2022

3,200ft Setbacks on New and Existing Wells Passes through the Legislature

August 31, 2022

Residents Living Near Oil Drilling and Allies Converge on State Agency Offices to Expose Gross Monitoring Violations and Long-Delayed Safety Rulemaking

July 13, 2022

VISION coalition commends historic 3,200 ft setback for public health, urges Governor Newsom to close loopholes and phase out neighborhood drilling | LA COALICIÓN VISION ELOGIA EL DISTANCIAMENTO HISTÓRICO DE 3,200 PIES PARA LA SALUD PÚBLICA, INSTA AL GOBERNADOR NEWSOM A CERRAR LAS LAGUNAS Y ELIMINAR GRADUALMENTE LA PERFORACIÓN EN LOS VECINDARIOS

October 21, 2021

California Delays Oil and Gas Health Buffers Yet Again

June 22, 2021

Coalition Supporting SB 467 Vows to Continue Fight for Setbacks

April 14, 2021

Fossil Fuel Scorecard Highlights Nearly a Decade of Industry’s Influence of CA Politics

April 7, 2021

VISION Advocates for a Future Free of Oil & Gas Extraction in Our Communities 

April 23, 2019

CA Assembly Appropriations Makes AB 345 a Two- Year Bill

May 17, 2019

In California, an effort to protect frontline communities from environmental health risks

PBS NewsHour | November 20, 2021

Op-ed: Governor Newsom Leads on Public Health, Except for When it Comes to the Oil Industry

By Ashley Hernandez and Rosanna Ezparza  for SacBee | April 18, 2020

April 23, 2020

COMMUNITY VOICES: As oil prices crash, California must lead communities and workers through the inevitable decline of the industry

By Cesar Aguirre for the Bakersfield Californian | March 15, 2020

COMMUNITY VOICES: Codependency is toxic, be aware of AB 345

By Cesar Aguirre for the Bakersfield Californian | March 9, 2020