Resources for more information

Hydraulic fracturing in Culver City and the Baldwin Hills
CCFASC’s fracking 101

Baldwin Hills/Inglewood Oil Fields


Citizen’s Coalition for a Safe Community

Grassroots Coalition

Baldwin Hills CSD

Transition Culver City

Physicians for Social responsibility-LA


Damon Nagami’s Blog @ National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Concerned Citizens of South Central Los Angeles

Community Health Councils

Windsor Hills View Park

The City Project

Baldwin Hills Conservancy


Food and Water Watch – The case for a ban on gas fracking


Other Local Oil issues

Local Coalitions

SLO Clean Water Action, Baldwin Hills Oil Watch, Aromas Cares, Whittier Hills Oil Watch, Esperanza Community, Citizens Coalition for a Safe Community

Redondo Beach – No Power Plant

Hermosa Beach – Stop Oil Drilling in Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach – Stop Hermosa Beach Oil

Carpenteria – Citizens Against Paredon

Whittier – Hills Oil Watch WHOW

25th St Los Angeles – Esperanza Community

Montebello Hills – Save our Montebello Hills

San Luis Obisbo – Clean Water Action

Carson – Dominguez Field

Aromas/San Benito County –Aromas cares for the environment


Urban Oil Fields in Los Angeles County

Google map of Los Angeles County oil wells


Organizations in California active against Fracking

California Student Sustainability Coalition

Center for Biological Diversity

Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment

California LCV

Clean Water Action

Community for a Better Environment

CREDO Action

Earth Justice


Environmental Working Group

Food & Water Watch

Global Exchange

LA Waterkeeper


Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles

SF Baykeeper

Sierra Club



Earth Justice

EarthWorks: Hydraulic Fracturing 101

Earthworks: Hydraulic Fracturing Myths and Facts

Community Environmental Defense Fund – Banning fracking at a local level

Mothers Against Fracking

FrackTracker Alliance – Mapping frack jobsĀ 

Frac Focus – Voluntary Chemical Disclosure registry



EWG’s Pollutants from Oils and Gas drilling


EWG 2012 Reports: DOGGR_2011_fact_sheet_2.pdf

Food & Water Watch: Fracking, The next Global Water Crisis


News & Media

LA Weekly: 2012-05-17 fracking-los-angeles-earthquake

LA Times: 2012-03-15 Oil extraction method widely used in California with little oversight

LA Times: 2011-07-07 Lawsuit settlement

Mother Jones: 2012/02 California-Fracking

Fracking effects Homeowner insurance

Gasland- The Movie:

Split Estate – the movie