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CA journo fracking dissembler No. 1: Timm Herdt 0

June 27, 2013 By Chris Reed As I have noted many times in recent months, the Obama administration dismisses claims that hydraulic fracturing — the use of underground water cannons to free up oil and natural gas reserves — is

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Miracle: L.A. Times finally admits Obama sees fracking as safe 0

June 23, 2013 By Chris Reed President Obama’s first energy secretary, interior secretary and EPA chief all at various times in his first term depicted hydraulic fracking — aka fracking — as safe. His Energy Department put out a report

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Congrats to LAT on success of fracking disinformation campaign

June 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The new Los Angeles Times poll showing sharp skepticism among Californians about hydraulic fracturing — the newly improved oil-gas drilling process that has triggered a brown energy revolution — should trigger fierce pride among

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Fracking watch: Illinois gets in on the energy gold rush 0

June 1, 2013 By Chris Reed There’s beginning to be almost a sense of inevitability about fracking spreading throughout the United States. Green objections are being overwhelmed by the economic benefits of the newly efficient energy-exploration process, by its positive

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In his own words: Gov. Brown on fracking 3

May 19, 2013 By Chris Reed As I’ve written about repeatedly, the California media simply refuse to break away from the green narrative that fracking is new, dangerous and potentially catastrophic. All three assertions are belied by 60-plus years of

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Obama interior secretary shreds fracking foes — LAT omits 1

May 18, 2013 By Chris Reed Say what you will about The New York Times, but at least it’s not in denial about fracking the way The Los Angeles Times is. Friday’s LAT coverage of new U.S. Interior Department rules

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CA media ignore Obama administration’s fracking views 0

May 14, 2013 By Chris Reed The debate over hydraulic fracturing — using high-powered water cannons to reach natural gas and oil reserves deep underground — is heating up in California, driven by the vast economic potential of the Monterey

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Fracking watch: Britain figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 9, 2013 By Chris Reed The 13th chapter of fracking watch will be the last installment for a while until some more nations around the world take up the issue of whether hydraulic fracturing is a bad or good

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Fracking watch: Indonesia figures out what CA hasn’t 1

May 8, 2013 By Chris Reed Nations that are energy giants without being particularly affluent are the least likely places for environmental alarmism to drive public policy. They’re used to aggressively developing natural resources, and they don’t have the large

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

May 7, 2013 By Chris Reed Hydraulic fracturing — the use of underground water cannons to blast open access to energy reserves — has been around since the 1940s in the United States and Canada and for nearly as long

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