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California Oil & Gas Setbacks Recommendations Memo

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The purpose of this memo is to recommend guidelines to CalGEM for evaluating the economic value of the social benefits and costs to people and the environment in requiring a 2,500 foot setback for oil and gas drilling (OGD) activities.

Oil and Gas Wells on California State Lands

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The fossil fuel industry has historically taken advantage of…
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Fracking and the 2020 Presidential Election

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Fracking has been raised as an issue that could determine the…
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Straight Talk on the Future of Fracking Jobs in Pennsylvania

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Fracking has been raised as an issue that could determine the…

New York State Closes the Fracking Waste Loophole

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Overview On August 3, 2020, New Yorkers rejoiced in Governor…

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