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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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What CA fracking advocates can learn from PA

Jan. 31, 2013 By Chris Reed As Californians begin to appreciate the immense economic potential of the state’s underground natural gas and oil reserves, the debate will sharply intensify over the safety of hydraulic fracturing — the newly refined and improved

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On fracking, will Govs. Brown and Cuomo heed Ed Rendell? 0

Jan. 21, 2013 By Chris Reed With the op-ed in last week’s Wall Street Journal about California’s enormous potential for a fracking-driven energy boom, it’s beginning to look like how Gov. Jerry Brown deals with the issue will be a

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Groan: L.A. Times film critic accepts as given that fracking is evil 5

Dec. 28, 2012 By Chris Reed The question I posed in my Wednesday piece about fracking and California has already been answered. I wondered whether the fact that it has been “massively” used for decades but only began facing enviro

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Occidental ready to bring Bakken phenomenon to California 11

Nov. 15, 2012 By Chris Reed In my research for a U-T San Diego editorial that’s running today about fracking’s immense promise in California, I was astounded to find that Occidental, one of the largest oil/gas companies in the U.S.,

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