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With Drought, New Scrutiny Over Fracking’s Water Use

March 31, 2014 | 9:48 am

With Drought, New Scrutiny Over Fracking’s Water Use

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How much water does fracking use and will it increase as companies tap into the Monterey Shale? …read more

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How Water and Oil Mix in California

March 31, 2014 | 9:43 am

How Water and Oil Mix in California

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California, the third-largest oil producing state, uses massive amounts of water to produce oil.
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California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

March 15, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

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And some say that a fracking boom in California will raise the ante. …read more

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Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

March 10, 2014 | 9:07 am

Brown Tussles With Fracking Foes at State Convention

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Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.

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EPA Imposes New Rules for Fracking Off S. California Coast

January 9, 2014 | 2:27 pm

EPA Imposes New Rules for Fracking Off S. California Coast

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Oil and gas must now tell regulators what chemicals they’re releasing into offshore waters.

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Jerry Brown Lashes Out Against Environmentalists Over Fracking

October 30, 2013 | 5:26 pm

Jerry Brown Lashes Out Against Environmentalists Over Fracking

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On KQED’s “Forum,” the governor said fracking is only one small part of climate change.

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Alice Waters, Fellow Chefs Launch Petition Against Fracking

September 26, 2013 | 1:13 pm

Alice Waters, Fellow Chefs Launch Petition Against Fracking

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The Berkeley chef and dozens of other food experts ask for a California moratorium on fracking.

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Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

September 13, 2013 | 4:41 pm

Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

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Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.

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What Will California’s New Fracking Bill Do?

September 12, 2013 | 6:11 pm

What Will California’s New Fracking Bill Do?

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A fracking bill would require drillers to tell the state which chemicals and how much water they use.

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Little Love for California Fracking Bill as It Nears Passage

September 11, 2013 | 3:53 pm

Little Love for California Fracking Bill as It Nears Passage

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A compromise fracking bill imposes conditions on the energy-extraction technique, but doesn’t stop it.

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