Dan Bacher

Dan Bacher is an environmental journalist in Sacramento. He can be reached at: Dan Bacher danielbacher@fishsniffer.com.

Big Oil’s Outrageous Spending in California

California Oil Refiners Post Record Profits

Karuk and Yurok Tribes Demand Immediate Action After Water Diverted from Shasta River

Report: The Fossil Fuel Industry’s Job Claims are “Wildly Inaccurate”

Federal government forecasts that U.S. oil production in 2023 will surpass record high set in 2019

Fishery Biologist: Delta Smelt are Likely “Virtually Extinct in the Wild”

California Public Utility Commission Votes to Increase Gas Storage at SoCalGas Aliso Canyon Facility

Environmental Justice Advocates Respond to Oil Spill: End Neighborhood and Offshore Oil Drilling Now

Newsom Asks Urban Users to Voluntarily Reduce Water Use As Nut Growers Suck Up Water

Newsom Administration Issued 138 Offshore Well Permits in California Waters Prior to New Oil Spill

Another Major Oil Spill Hits the Southern California Coast

How Big Oil Continues to Buy Off Politicians

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Approves Motions to Phase Out Oil and Gas Drilling

Why Dams are Ineffective for Cold-Water Conservation for Salmon and Trout

Yurok Youth Ask Secretary of Interior Deb Haaland About State of North Coast Salmon, Climate Crisis

Mass Death on Butte Creek: Record Spring Salmon Run on Sacramento River Tributary Turns into Disaster as Most Fish Die Before Spawning

Devastating: ‘Nearly All’ Young Sacramento River Winter Chinook Salmon Could Perish This Year

You Can’t Drink Oil: Wasting Freshwater for Fracking and Drilling in California

A Massive Fish Kill Continues on Klamath River

Catastrophic Juvenile Fish Kill Unfolds on the Klamath River

As Fish Die, Salmon Advocates Say Newsom’s Drought Declaration Highlights Water Injustice

Big Ag Billionaires Donate $250,000 to Newsom’s Campaign Against Recall

Big Oil Spent $10 million Lobbying California Officials in 2020

The Fight to Save Ballona Wetlands

Karuk Tribe Leads Effort to Fight Racism and Climate Change with Fire

California Regulators Approve 12 New Permits for Chevron to Frack in Kern County

Oil Prices Plunge, But California Oil Permits Rise 7.8%

As Oil Prices Plunge, Fracking and Oil Drilling Expands in California!

Feinstein Urges Newsom to Negotiate with Trump over Increasing Water Exports to Agribusiness

Western States Petroleum Association Tops CA Lobbying Expenses with $8.8 Million Spent in 2019

Will the Extinction of Delta Smelt Be Governor Gavin Newsom’s Environmental Legacy?

California Freezes New Fracking Permits – But All Oil Drilling Permits Still Outpace 2018

California to Sue Over Trump Water Plan

Illegal Loggers Murder Indigenous Forest Guardian in Brazilian Amazon

PG&E’s Outlandish Lobbying in California

New Report Reveals Oil Waste in CA Aquifers

Judge Rules, Winnemem Wintu and WATER Prepare for Appeal in Siskiyou County CEQA Lawsuit

Extinction Rebellion Activists in Sacramento

Governor Newsom Says He Will Veto Bill Blocking Trump Rollback of Endangered Fish Species Protections

California Continue to Allow Oil Wastewater Injection into Protected Groundwater

Winnemem Wintu Chief Asks Delta Tunnel Amendment Negotiators

Newsom Tours Kern County Oil Spill as Locals Call for Immediate Health and Safety Protections

Chevron’s Oil Spill Endangers Kern County

Is Gavin Newsom Just a Slicker Version of Jerry Brown on the Environment?

Oregon Governor Kate Brown Signs Five-Year Fracking Ban Bill

California’s Biggest Secret? How Big Oil Dominates Public Discourse to Manipulate and Deceive

Trump Wants to Open Public Lands to Oil Drilling in California

U.S. Senate Confirms Oil Lobbyist David Bernhardt as Interior Secretary

Committee Votes to Move David Bernhardt’s Nomination as Interior Secretary to Full Senate Vote

Governor Appoints San Joaquin Valley Grower William Lyons to New ‘Agriculture Liaison’ Position