The BLM Bakersfield Field Office issued a Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on Dec.12, 2019 stating that “there are no adverse environmental impacts due to hydraulic fracturing that cannot be alleviated.” The decision opened up land within Montaña de Oro and the Carrizo Plain National Monument to oil drilling and fracking.
San Luis Obispo City Council voted to support “Yes on Measure G” after Cal Poly student activism.
A group of Cal Poly students are collecting signatures to support an initiative that would prevent the expansion of oil drills in Price Canyon in San Luis Obispo County. They argue that the injection wells contaminate the aquifer that runs underneath the field and flows into the ocean, and expanding oil drilling is not necessary. The initiative […]
Mustang News anchors Brittany Graham and Shelley Westerson update you on Mustang News’ biggest stories this week.
With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, a monumental transformation occurred that has provided us with an advanced ability to reshape the very world that surrounds us. We have developed technologies, made major advances in modern medicine and propelled our species to a position of ultimate power over all others. If you examine the foundation […]
The California State Assembly Appropriations Committee failed to approve an oil and gas severance tax that was expected to generate $1 billion in revenue for California’s higher education system last month.
Reporter uncovers complexity of issues while researching AB 656.
With a $564 million shortfall for the year, legislators are scrambling for ideas on how to keep the quality of education in California’s school system at its current level while battling the deficit.
Amid a $584 million budget deficit in the California State University system, an assemblyman is presenting legislation that, if passed, would bring a projected $1 billion in funds to state colleges and universities.