Drought Emergency Declared in California as Residents Urge Halt to Fracking

EcoWatch: The state of California formally declared a drought emergency today due to a lack of winter rainfall and water reserves at only 20 percent of normal levels. This is the third year of dry conditions across California, which poses a threat to the state’s economy and environment. In addition to concerns about having an adequate water supply for food production, Californians are worried about Gov. Brown`s plan to increase fracking as oil companies are gearing up to frack large reservoirs of unconventional......

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