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Texas cashing in on fracking of shale; will CA leaders allow same?

At Gov. Jerry Brown’s behest, California has adopted fracking regulations that appear to allow for significant use of the vastly improved drilling technology to access 15 billion-plus barrels of oil under a vast swath of Central California, from the coast

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Mexico to join shale/fracking revolution; will media keep CA out?

This spring, I did a two-week series for Cal Watchdog on the many nations around the world that are pursuing fracking in oil and gas exploration after witnessing its immense success in North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Here’s

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LAT, Sac Bee fracking coverage: Same old glaring omission

Here we go again. On Friday, the state government released its draft fracking regulations. And while in their coverage, the Sacramento Bee and the Los Angeles Times cited environmentalists’ dire warnings about fracking, the papers once again made a gigantic

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Fracking: California should learn from Britain’s change of course

When it comes to green propaganda about hydraulic fracturing, it’s been a dead heat between New York state and Western Europe as to where the alarmists had the most clout. Mostly because of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s dithering and pandering,  nothing

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CA greens pretend fracking’s past like an ‘X File’ coverup

@chrisreed99: Many #Fracking practices are secret including but not limited to chemicals. Covered-UP extensively starting in 70s. @TXsharon — Andrea Leon Grossman (@AndreaLeon) October 1, 2013 I wrote a straightforward piece on California and its enormous fracking potential over the

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Fracking: Can we trade CA Dems for PA Dems?

The New York Times and the Huffington Post have reported that the Obama administration supports fracking and doesn’t buy the alarmism of the enviromental lobby on this. Now another prominent  publication, the National Journal, points out a fact that the

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Et tu, Dan? Bee columnist omits Obama view of fracking 1

July 8, 2013 By Chris Reed In writing about how California journalists simply refuse to acknowledge that the Obama administration considers fracking to be safe — a huge endorsement, given that Barack Obama is the greenest president in history —

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CA Sierra Club rips energy source that’s cut emissions: natural gas 7

July 8, 2013 By Chris Reed A visit to the California Sierra Club’s priorities page illustrates one of the funniest and most ironic public-policy developments of our time. The club’s top three priorities are getting California “Beyond Coal,” “Beyond Oil”

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Sac Bee fracking analysis hides fact Obama admin calls it safe 0

July 1, 2013 By Chris Reed The Sacramento Bee has joined the reporting staff of The Los Angeles Times and the Ventura County Star’s Timm Herdt in the Fracking Disinformation Hall of Shame. Bee reporter Tom Knudson has a lengthy,

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