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Trump administration exploring possibility of opening up California land to fracking

The Trump administration this week took the preliminary steps toward opening around 1.6 million acres of public land in California to hydraulic fracturing and oil drilling. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Wednesday explained in a notice to the Federal

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Burning Man bests perk-hungry regulators

A nerve-wracking negotiation with federal officials has been resolved in favor of the Burning Man festival, saving the organization behind the event from shelling out big sums for luxe accommodations. The controversy, which made national news, pitted festival organizers against the

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