‘Dozens of endangered marine animals are at risk due to fracking and acid well stimulation off the coast of southern California, according to two environmental non-profits that are threatening suit against the federal government.

The Environmental Defense Center and Santa Barbara Channelkeeper allege that the federal government has violated the Endangered Species Act by failing to consult with wildlife experts about the potential impacts offshore fracking might have on marine life.’

Read more: Offshore fracking in southern California threatens dozens of endangered marine animals including whales, sea otters and turtles