1.2 Million California Acres Now Available for Oil Drilling And Fracking

The Trump administration has opened over a million acres of land in California to fracking and conventional oil drilling. According to the Tribune, the order ends a five-year moratorium on public land fracking and drilling. Yesterday’s decision affects public lands in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Tulare and Ventura counties. it also comes less than a month after Governor Gavin Newsom announced a crackdown on fracking projects.

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