"California Releases First-Ever Fracking Regulations"

"Wading into one of the hottest environmental debates in the nation, California on Tuesday released its first-ever regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," the increasingly common -- and controversial -- practice of freeing oil and gas from rock formations by injecting chemicals under high pressure into the ground."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 12/19/2012

NRC Board Orders Calif. Nuclear Plant To Turn Over Withheld Records

Is the public entitled to see documents that may bear on the safety of a for-profit utility's plan to restart the flaw-stricken San Onofre nuclear plant in California? Maybe not. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Atomic Safety and Licensing Board ruled the utility must turn the documents over to the board — but currently plans to keep them secret from the public.

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July 9, 2024 to July 13, 2024

National Association of Hispanic Journalists Annual Conference & Expo

NAHJ 2024 will take place in Hollywood, California, celebrating NAHJ's 40th anniversary.

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"Tidal Wave of Money Coming To Make California Schools Greener"

"During the fall campaign, California's attention was focused on the presidential race and Gov. Jerry Brown's tax measure. But in a historic, largely overlooked environmental shift, the state's voters also triggered a multibillion-dollar tidal wave of new green spending."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 12/03/2012


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