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Drought Emergency declared in California. Residents urge end to fracking

Drought Emergency declared in California. Residents urge end to Fracking …  [see video on Fracking below]

Article imageThe 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.

Last year was declared the driest year in recorded history in California and Gov. Jerry Brown recently described the state’s current condition as “a mega-drought.”    Continue reading

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