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Brown and Kashkari challenge each other in Gubernatorial Debate

Neel Kashkari made his presence known as a candidate for governor of California after incumbent Jerry Brown accepted his proposal for a one-hour debate.

YubaNet.com
Oklahoma has had more earthquakes over magnitude 3 in 2014 than California

Jul 8, 2014
Oklahoma has had more earthquakes over magnitude 3 in 2014 than California

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YubaNet.com
Peter Montgomery: A Fracking Fortune Gets Political

Jul 2, 2014

July 2, 2014 - Televangelist James Robison recently declared that he's praying for a merger of the tea party and the religious right. Is he kidding? That merger is well underway. And it's getting a hefty push from a couple of billionaire brothers.

No, not Charles and David Koch. Brothers Farris and Dan Wilks, who...

Sacramento Connect
Group says new fracking rules let “Big Oil” hide toxic chemical use

Jun 23, 2014
Group says new fracking rules let “Big Oil” hide toxic chemical use

  Posts about frack ing from Sacramento Connect partners and The Sacramento Bee.

Elk Grove News
Group says new fracking rules let Big Oil hide toxic chemical use

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Jun 22, 2014
Group says new fracking rules let Big Oil hide toxic chemical use



By Dan Bacher | June 22, 2014 |

Proposed new regulations governing fracking and other dangerous oil well stimulation techniques in California would “do little” to protect the state’s air, water and public health, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. 

The Center said Draft rules unveiled on June 17 by...

YubaNet.com
Protesters Urge California Coastal Commission to Consider Offshore Fracking’s Threat to Huntington Beach

Jun 11, 2014

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. June 11, 2014 — As the California Coastal Commission meets in Huntington Beach today, hazmat suit-wearing protesters with the Center for Biological Diversity and Food & Water Watch will urge commissioners to consider the threat fracking poses to the local environment because of the hundreds of active oil wells in...

Elk Grove News
California Senators opposing fracking moratorium received 14x more money from Big Oil

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Jun 7, 2014
California Senators opposing fracking moratorium received 14x more money from Big Oil


By Dan Bacher | June 7, 2014 |

Five days after a bill calling for a moratorium on fracking in California failed in the State Senate, a non partisan watchdog group revealed that those who voted against the legislation or abstained from voting on it received many times more in campaign contributions...

YubaNet.com
Proposed Fracking in California Condor Habitat Draws Protest

Jun 5, 2014

GOLETA, Calif. June 4, 2014 - An oil industry proposal to drill and frack eight new wells and construct thousands of feet of new pipelines in the middle of Los Padres National Forest threatens the California condor and would generate fracking pollution dangerous to human health, two environmental groups said in a letter sent...

YubaNet.com
CA Senate Fails to Pass Statewide Fracking Moratorium

May 30, 2014

Sacramento May 29, 2014 - Today the California State Senate failed to pass SB 1132 (Mitchell & Leno), which would have stopped hydraulic fracturing and other dangerous well stimulation methods while the state studied their risks. The statewide coalition Californians Against Fracking issued the following statement:

"Despite polls showing a majority of Californians in favor...

Elk Grove News
California Fracking Moratorium Bill Defeated by Oil Industry Lobby, Money

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May 29, 2014
California Fracking Moratorium Bill Defeated by Oil Industry Lobby, Money



By Dan Bacher | May 29, 2014 | 

The California State Senate failed to pass SB 1132, legislation authored by Senators Holly Mitchell and Mark Leno that would have stopped hydraulic fracturing and other dangerous well stimulation methods while the state studied their risks.

The defeat of the legislation was...

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