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Portland did this.

So can we.




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Portland, Oregon, city council has passed a resolution banning all new fossil fuel infrastructure in the city.

Click here to help build momentum for Los Angeles to do the same.

Fossil fuel infrastructure projects pose significant risks to the health and safety of people and the environment, and threaten the livability of our communities.

Please click here to sign this petition to Mayor Eric Garcetti:

Please join Portland, OR, Mayor Charlie Hales, Hood River, OR, Mayor Paul Blackburn, and other elected officials in the U.S. and Canada in endorsing the principles expressed in Portland's Fossil Fuel Resolution — that fossil fuels pose inherent health and safety dangers throughout their entire life cycle — and commit to creating similar restrictions on new fossil fuel infrastructure in your jurisdiction.

After signing the petition, please forward this message to your friends. You can also share it from the webpage after taking the action yourself.

-- The RootsAction.org team

P.S. RootsAction is an independent online force endorsed by Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S. Senator James Abourezk, Coleen Rowley, Frances Fox Piven, Lila Garrett, Phil Donahue, Sonali Kolhatkar, and many others.

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