A fracking well uses millions of gallons of water and chemicals. Last year was California's driest year ever...and climate change will only make droughts more frequent in the state. Add those together and a ban on fracking in California isn't just common sense, it's entirely necessary.
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Governor Brown just declared a drought emergency in California and now he needs to put an immediate halt to water-intensive fracking. This drought is already devastating farmers livelihoods, causing an increased risk of wildfires, and threatening our water supplies. So why is the Governor still allowing fracking to take place? Fracking wells can consume between 2 and 10 MILLION gallons…
California is in crisis: even with the rain of recent days, we are in the midst of the worst drought in our state's history. Yet at the same time, Governor Brown is continuing to allow fracking to take place around the state, permanently removing millions of gallons of water out of the water cycle. What's worse, fracking for more oil in California goes against everything we now know about our…
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