We’ve all seen the devastating images of oil spills, coating the ocean surface, marine life, and beaches in a toxic, sticky mess. But did you know there’s a whole different class of heavy “non-floating” oils which rapidly sink below the water column posing a significantly more harmful, costly and difficult clean up than surface spills?
We need your help to stop dirty, heavy oils from threatening our state's coastal environments and economies!
The State Senate is considering an important bill — AB 936– Oil Spill Response and Contingency Planning to establish a contingency plan for non-floating oil spills as well as help research and develop non-floating oil cleanup methods, giving California the resources to better prevent, contain, and clean up these types of dangerous and hard-to-manage oil spills.
In short, the bill would enhance planning for spills by:
The CA Senate will vote soon on AB 936, so it’s critical you make your voice heard TODAY. Help protect California’s coast and ocean from dirty oil spills by voting “YES” on AB 936!