Fracking outlawed in Santa Cruz

The county in California becomes the first in the state to prohibit hydraulic fracturing. After Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors voted 5 – 0 to preemptively ban fracking in Santa Cruz, the county has become the first in California to outlaw the mining practice, as well as all other forms of onshore gas and oil development. Mandatory water rationing was established last month in the county. Although access to water and water sharing have been a continual struggle for the Golden State, In January of this year, a drought…

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