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Governor Brown, Don't Frack California

By Jamie Henn

The fight over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has generated a lot of debate. But another fight brewing out west in California is equally symbolic of the current debate raging about our energy future.

Just as the decision on Keystone XL is firmly on President Obama’s desk, the call on whether or not to allow fracking in California is firmly on Governor Jerry Brown’s. Fracking, the “hydraulic fracturing” process most commonly used to extract natural gas from fissures underground. In California, proposals are now on the table to use fracking not just for gas, but for shale oil, high …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green