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  • ... that federal regulators quietly approved at least four fracking projects off the Santa Barbara coast without environmental review, prompting a ... environmental group is calling for an immediate end to the practice. [scald=47818:kl_image_original_context ...
  • ... where California's offshore rigs dispose of their fracking wastewater, you may well be correct. About half of the state's ... Bo Rappmund/Flickr/Creative Commons License   ReWire has reported previously on a form of oil well enhancement in ... rock formations at high pressure. They do this in order to break those rocks up which makes it easier to pump out the ...
  • ... in California just found itself some significant opposition . [scald=76243:kl_image_original_context ... the Bureau of Land Management on desert issues agreed to oppose the project. In a nearly unanimous vote with just one member ... effect on Soda Springs. Regardless of the arguably good news about the tui chub, opponents charge that the project's location as well ...
  • When last ReWire checked in on the proposed Palen solar project, its builders were ... project. Now, it's becoming clear that there's significant opposition to putting the project back on the table -- including from the ... in closed session on Wednesday. We'll be looking for news on what's discussed. ...
  • ... are what are, in our view, the five most important stories ReWire worked on in 2013. Each of them will likely continue to be ... and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently made news by offering wind developers 30-year permits to kill bald and golden ...
  • ... Commons LicenseEvery once in a while a news item comes along in which someone points to natural gas as the ... the practice. In the meantime, though, and despite growing opposition to the practice, the practice of fracking has spread ... a place in the broad category of renewables is misleading. ReWire is dedicated to covering renewable energy in California . Keep ...
  • ReWire takes a look at the stories you thought were the most important, at least in terms of how many of you stopped by to read them. Here are the top ten most-visited stories for 2013, in ... and friends have our continuing sympathy. 1) More Good News About The 'Scientific Accident That May Change The World': An ...
  • In June, an endangered California Condor became the fifth to die by electrocution after landing on a power line along the Big Sur coast . How to address this issue has become a contentious local issue. ...
  • With a governor who seems unwilling to step up, and a set of regulatory agencies that have not yet announced a clear-cut set of rules to control the impact of fracking on public health and the environment, the legislature must take the ... to date, the likely concern of environmentalists, and opposition from drilling interests, I have little confidence in the State's ...
  • ... "significant concentrations" of benzene, a cancer-causing petroleum derivative, are in fracking waste liquid in California ... the late 19th-Century benzene has been directly linked to aplastic anemia and leukemia; it is a killer.   Configure block ...

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