Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 23, 2021

Newsom orders halt to new fracking in California starting in 2024

The San Francisco Chronicle  reports

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he has directed the state to stop issuing permits for the oil extraction method known as fracking by January 2024. He also told state agencies to create a plan to end all oil drilling and extraction in California by 2045, the most sweeping declaration of its kind in the nation.

Read story: Newsom orders halt to new fracking in California starting in 2024 – and wants to end all drilling by 2045


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