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The Latest On: Fracking, California

January 24, 2014 | Blog Post

Thirsty Industry Wants to Frack Parched State

With severe drought conditions predicted for winter, California's Gov. Brown is demanding that state agencies immediately scale back water consumption, while urging Californians to reduce water use by 20 percent. Yet, contrary to enforcing water conservation, Brown recently gave the ‘green light’ to fracking California’s Monterey Shale—a process that consumes vast quantities of water.

April 5, 2013 | Feature

From the President: Going to Extremes Is Bad Energy Policy

Just as clean, renewable energy is lifting off and the impacts of climate disruption become ever more visible, fossil energy production is becoming dramatically more extreme. But extreme fossil energy production is exactly what we don’t need.

April 3, 2013 | Feature

Extreme Energy: Out of Control Out West

California, here it comes—a surge of extreme energy methods like fracking that potentially threaten the Golden State's water, air and health.

April 3, 2013 | Blog Post

Going to Extremes is Bad Energy Policy

Just as clean, renewable energy is lifting off and the impacts of climate disruption become ever more visible, fossil energy production is becoming dramatically more extreme. But extreme fossil energy production is exactly what we don’t need.

April 1, 2013 | Photos

Going to Extremes in the Golden State

California, here it comes—a surge of extreme energy methods like fracking that aren't regulated and potentially threaten the Golden State's water, air and health. And those on the frontlines of that energy rush are troubled.

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