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Davis Vanguard
Sixty Locals Join Largest March To Ban Fracking

Sixty Locals Join Largest March To Ban Fracking

by Leslie Crenna Despite afternoon rain, at least 8,000 dedicated citizens, including about 60 from Sacramento and Davis combined, called on Governor Jerry Brown to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” across our state on Saturday, February 7, 2015, at a march in Brown’s home town, Oakland. The parallel issue of crude-by-rail—which...

Davis Vanguard
Marching For Climate Change

Jan 28, 2015
Marching For Climate Change

by Michelle Millet On Saturday, Feb. 7, thousands of people are expected to take part in the March for Real Climate Leadership: Our Water, Our Health, Our California. The march, organized by a broad coalition of environmental groups across California, demands that Gov. Jerry Brown take real action against fracking. Californians Against Fracking, one...

California Political News and Views
Hydraulic Fracturing Major Contributor to CA’s Economic and Energy Future

The release of the draft EIR on Well Stimulation Operations marks an important milestone in meeting the deadlines set by Senate Bill 4. WSPA and our members are reviewing the details of the draft EIR and will continue to participate in workshops and public discussion regarding SB 4. While we are pleased with the...

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The State Hornet
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...

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