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Fracking watch: Russia figures out what CA hasn’t 3

April 29, 2013 By Chris Reed Today, AB 1301, which would halt in-state fracking, comes before the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. As I noted this weekend, fracking has been scrutinized by the Obama administration, which concluded it was just another heavy industry.

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Fracking watch: China figures out what CA hasn’t 0

April 28, 2013 By Chris Reed This week in Sacramento, environmentalists’ push to block hydraulic fracturing — fracking — in California has a crucial first test. On Monday, AB 1301, which would halt in-state fracking, comes before the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.

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Fracking watch: Germany figures out what CA hasn’t 0

April 27, 2013 By Chris Reed On Monday, AB 1301, which would halt hydraulic fracturing — fracking — in California, is expected to be voted on in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee. Fracking has been scrutinized by the Obama administration,

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N.Y. Times shames Mercury-News on AB 32 coverage 10

April 23, 2013 By Chris Reed The fact that no one in the California media besides me has reported that the Obama administration considers fracking no big deal and just another heavy industry is pretty amazing. Obama’s picks for EPA

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In coming CA fracking war, will unions be Oxy’s surprise ally? 2

April 21, 2013 By Chris Reed The coming battle over fracking in California is going to be a doozy. There’s too much money to be made in the “brown energy” revolution for monied interests to not pursue the reserves in

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Wall Street doubts CA shale hype — but not Occidental 5

April 11, 2013 By Chris Reed Bloomberg News, which is doing an increasingly good job covering California of late, had an important article Wednesday about likely problems in developing the Golden State’s massive shale reserves. Those reserves could transform the

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Gov. Brown: To drill or not to drill? 10

April 8, 2013 By Katy Grimes California could become the next oil boom state. Will Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and a Democratic supermajority in the state Legislature seize the day — and the tax revenue that would come with drilling and

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Selling fracking to a propagandized CA public 3

March 17, 2013 By Chris Reed Sunday’s U-T San Diego editorial wraps up a three-part series on fracking with some theories on how Gov. Jerry Brown might sell it to the millions of Californians who are unaware — because of

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Pathetic media never report Obama’s support for fracking 1

March 12, 2013 By Chris Reed It’s bad enough that the media consistently depict hydraulic fracturing as new when it’s been around for 60-plus years. But what’s also amazing is that the California media covering the state government’s ongoing attempts

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CA job growth vs. ND job growth: Bring on fracking! 6

March 9, 2013 By Chris Reed Greens were doing some chest-thumping this week after a new study came out that said California led the nation in 2012 in creation of green jobs. “Environmental Entrepreneurs tracks the creation of green jobs

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