Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

March 10th, 2016

21 Kids Take on the Feds and Big Oil in Historic Climate Lawsuit

[Editor’s note: Twenty-one youth plaintiffs, as well as climate scientist Dr. James Hansen as guardian for future generations, is suing the federal government to cease conduct that promotes fossil fuel extraction and consumption, and instead develop and implement an actual science-based climate recovery plan. The complaint argues the youth have a fundamental constitutional right to be free from the […]

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March 8th, 2016

Clinton and Sanders Clash Over Fracking at Flint Debate

Hiillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in a serious discussion about the environmental injustices facing Flint, Michigan and communities around the country in a spirited debate on Sunday night. While the discussion didn’t reveal serious policy differences between the candidates, it did highlight the divide between Democrats and Republicans, who spent their debate comparing the […]

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March 1st, 2016

Action Alert! BLM Methane Rule

February 16, 2016–The public comment period is underway on The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) draft rule to update its regulations to reduce the waste of natural gas from flaring, venting, and leaks from oil and gas production operations on public and Indian lands. Read more here and see what input YOU can have! It’s […]

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February 27th, 2016

Porter Ranch ‘Monster’ Gas Leak Largest in U.S. History

Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams | February 26, 2016 7:58 pm The Aliso Canyon natural gas well blowout, which lasted for months and sickened scores of nearby residents, has been confirmed as the largest methane leak in history. According to a peer-reviewed study published Thursday in the journal Science, the nearly four-month leak released roughly 100,000 tons […]

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