Thomas Fire rages in Southern California

So. Calif. Edison Class Action–Thomas Fire & Montecito Mudslides

A class action lawsuit was filed yesterday against Southern California Edison alleging the company knowingly and continually violated safety procedures, which lead to the devastating Thomas Fire and Montecito mudslides. The named plaintiffs are individuals and small businesses who suffered property damage and lost income because of the Thomas Fire.

Offshore oil drilling rig burns as fire boats attempt to control the blaze.

Shift in offshore drilling policy is a step back

When will America learn that offshore oil drilling in the waters off our coast is a disaster certain to happen again? It seemed our nation was coming to its senses about the pristine nature of our coastal waters; just as the world was beginning to reduce its dependence on oil; we take two giant steps back.