Jeff Lewis 
Member since May 3, 2018

Recent Comments

Re: “Water vapor, greenhouse gases, and global warming

There have been a lot of oil spills, leaks and accidents. One well-document list is at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oil_spills. Many of these spills were in the US and some big. Why all these spills? Two possible reasons come to mind: (1) safely extracting, transporting and processing oil is difficult and accidents happened, and (2) the oil companies were not as careful as they could have been. Either way, drilling new wells or starting fracking in SLO County puts at risk our water, air economy and jobs. I dont want these risks forced on me.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Jeff Lewis on 06/11/2018 at 8:45 AM

Re: “Battling oil

Our nation's oil companies' history includes leaks, spills, blowouts, and injecting toxic water into the ground that puts drinking-water aquifers at risk. Their pollution events are big and small. A big event near SLO County was the Bellevue Blowout. "In 1998, the Lost Hills Field was the site of one of the largest and most spectacular well blowouts in modern U.S. history. The Bellevue blowout also called the "Bellevue gusher" involved six months of uncontrolled natural gas expulsion, and a gigantic gas fire that lasted two weeks. See (wikivividly.com/wiki/Lost_Hills_Oil_FieldOil). Learn from history!

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Posted by Jeff Lewis on 05/24/2018 at 11:16 AM

Re: “Would you vote to ban new oil wells and fracking in SLO County?

To: Chasing Dream and Gary Kirkland,

You seem to think that if I use one drop of oil I support putting our county's environment at risk with fracking and offshore drilling. Life is not black and white. I, like you, must choose from the options available. I chose a hybrid car, taking reusable bags to the stores, and buying locally grown food to name a few.

Big Oil has a terrible history of pollution and disregard for the environment. We need to use less and less petroleum products, voting both at the polls and with our wallets. We will thereby speed the transition to renewable energy and sustainability. Lets save a clean environment for out children!

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Jeff Lewis on 05/06/2018 at 4:51 PM

Re: “Fracking initiative gets 20,000 signatures

Somebody hiding behind the name, Corruptifornia posted 2 of the 3 negative comments about this initiative. The forth comment is hiding behind the name theconfiscators. If you click on these names you find they are both "Member since May 3, 2018." Today! Why are these persons (or person) hiding their real names? Are they spokespersons for BigOil?

Corruptifornia? Shall I list the BigOil corruption in San Luis Obispo? Google and read about the Avila Beach pipeline oil leak covered up by BigOil for years!

California, and California counties, have the right to protect their water and environment from dangerous activities such as fracking. Big Oil is fighting for their future frack profits in spite of its history of pollution. Profits are good, pollution is not. Do a little research and dont be fooled.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Jeff Lewis on 05/03/2018 at 1:39 PM

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