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Jerry Brown Speech Gets Interrupted By Fracking Protesters

By Chris Gentilviso

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: some environmentalists, a core Democratic constituency, are bristling over his administration’s policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Appearing at a Democratic convention in Los Angeles, in his first major campaign speech since formally declaring his candidacy last month, Brown found himself forced to speak over a noisy group of sign-waving protesters who want him to ban fracking in the state. “Just listen a moment,” Brown said impatiently at one point, as the protesters shouted “No fracking” and …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green