When it rains, Los Angeles sends billions of gallons of 'free liquid gold' down the drain
During one of this winter’s frequent storms, sheets of rainwater spilled from roofs, washed across sidewalks and down gutters into a sprawling network of underground storm drains that empty into the Los Angeles River channel. (Same goes for Ballona Flood Control Channel. Billions of gallons of rainwaterflow into the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica Bay.)
You can reduce your water bill by capturing "free" rainwater.
Private homes cover 60% of our developed LA land mass.
TREES TAKE CARE OF EACH, THEY SHARE WITH EACH OTHER, THEY STORE WATER IN THEIR ROOT SYSTEMS
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Oilfield "fracking" is a new form of pollution that is the longest lasting damage to the land, worse than salting the ground to prevent plants and animals living on it, or a man growing food for his family, neighbors and you and me. Fracking permanently poisons, yes poisons, the underground water, permanently poisons the air, yes the air, as natural gas and associated poisonous gases seep out of the water table to harm all life at ground level, your pets, crawling children, and you and me. Fracking leads to water and air plumes of poisons stretching miles into all homes and bodies of wate
Courtesy of: Citizens Coalition for a Safe Community
PROFESSIONAL GAS MIGRATION EXPERTS SOUND THE ALARM:
HOUSING NEAR GAS STORAGE SITE COULD BE FORMULA FOR DISASTER
Public and Safety Issues
PLAYA VISTA ALERT
PLAYA VISTA ALERT
Contact: Jeanette Vosburg
January 6, 2003
The world's largest Underground Gas Storage may menace your life and home near Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Marina del Rey, Ballona Wetlands, [names of industrial and apartment complexes to the east]. These are owned or operated Sempra Energy or SoCal Gas. Read more about the dangers and how to mediate them. Speak out to these owners and demand they stop releasing poison and toxic gases into your air you and your loved ones breath.
Baldwin Hills/Inglewood oil fields emit fumes of vary types of danger to humans, children, elderly, and pets. And pumping water ino the ground to force oil upwards cracks the grounds, and the home's concrete foundation and walls can crack open, risking the collapse of the home's ceiling on top of the occupants. Do you want more information, then please read the below, download official studies and reports, and become actively voice your concern to the parties we have listed for you. Join our efforts to alleviate the dangers to your life and home.
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Thank you to Jonathan Coffin and Bev-Sue Powers for sharing their photographs and to Bev-Sue Powers (Power Serge Publications) for her design and writing skills. Without them, none of this would have been possible.
Ballona Photography & Commentary by Writer/Photographer Bev-Sue Powers
Get acquainted with the Wildlife at the Ballona Wetlands
SIERRA CLUB HIKE Saturday 8.12.17
FERN DELL PARK AT THE TOP OF THE BALLONA WATERSHED
Southern base of Griffith Park at Western Avenue, Los Feliz and Fern Dell
Sponsored by Angeles Chapter Central Group with Airport Marina Group participants.