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

May 6, 2013 By Chris Reed Last week, the state Legislature took a first step toward blocking fracking in California. An Assembly committee passed three anti-fracking measuers. The first coverage of the Assembly votes by the Ventura County Star did not note

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

May 4, 2013 By Chris Reed In much of Europe and in California, greens wield such power in politics and the media that the debate over whether a nation or state should pursue hydraulic fracturing of energy reserves seems like

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Fracking watch: Argentina figures out what CA hasn’t 2

May 3, 2013 By Chris Reed The “brown energy” revolution is under way and nothing is going to prevent it from transforming world energy markets — especially not childish denial and petulance by California greens. Fossil fuels will be the

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

May 2, 2013 By Chris Reed Hydraulic fracturing has been around for decades in our northern neighbor, just as it has been in the U.S. And what do you know? Canadian enviros only began complaining about fracking in recent years

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

May 1, 2013 By Chris Reed The passage of anti-fracking legislation by an Assembly committee Monday could lead to a showdown between green Dem lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown, who’s struck a measured tone so far on hyrdaulic fracturing, the

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Fracking watch: Saudi Arabia figures out what CA hasn’t 3

April 30, 2013 By Chris Reed On Monday, an Assembly committee took up three bills intended to ban or limit fracking in California. All three passed. Incredibly and pathetically, the first coverage of this development — by the Ventura County

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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: 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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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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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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