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Butte County strides toward fracking ban

Butte County strides toward fracking ban

Yessenia Funes // April 8, 2014

Tuesday marked a checkpoint for Butte County's journey to become the first California county to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. This morning, the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in support...

Infographic by Ashley OLooney.

Council works to restrict fracking

Yessenia Funes // February 5, 2014

Community-led organizations throughout Butte County are building an alliance to protect groundwater from hydraulic fracturing commonly known as fracking. The Butte Environmental Council, a nonprofit...

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