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Editorial Roundup: US

May. 05, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 3 The Los Angeles Times on pushing Congress to enact sensible gun reform measures: For more years than it is comfortable to count, the National Rifle Association...

California governor seeks ban on new fracking by 2024

Apr. 23, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said California will stop issuing fracking permits by 2024 and halt all oil drilling by 2045, using his authority to take on the state's powerful oil and gas industry in a year he will likely face voters in a recall election. ...

California governor seeks ban on new fracking permits in 2024 and end to all oil extraction in the state by 2045.

Apr. 23, 2021 15:18 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California governor seeks ban on new fracking permits in 2024 and end to all oil extraction in the state by 2045.

Fracking ban fails to advance in California Legislature

Apr. 13, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers Tuesday rejected a bill that would have banned fracking in the state, succumbing to pressure from the powerful oil and gas industry and their labor union allies who warned the bill would have cost good-paying jobs. The bill...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Mar. 31, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

Erie Times News. March 28, 2021. Editorial: PA’s best shot is at beating COVID is local, not regional It’d be great if in six weeks we could look back at this editorial and say “Wow, this opinion didn’t age well.” ...

State: Illegally dumped radioactive fracking waste will stay

Mar. 25, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A state agency has chosen to leave millions of pounds of illegally dumped, radioactive fracking waste in an Eastern Oregon landfill. The Oregon Department of Energy’s decision on Wednesday comes just over a year after it issued a notice of violation...

Democrats' 2018 Trump Country hero faces hard political path

Mar. 15, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In 2018, Conor Lamb wasn’t just a candidate — he was a symbol. Barely a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, Democrats were desperate to show they could reconnect with the white, working-class voters who had turned against them. By eking...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Mar. 10, 2021 09:01 AM EST

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. March 7, 2021. Editorial: Honor Roberto Clemente Legendary for his prowess on the baseball field as well as for his humanitarian work off the field, Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker of the Pittsburgh Pirates left a legacy rich...

Agency permanently bans fracking near Delaware River

Feb. 25, 2021 16:46 PM EST

A regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four Northeastern states voted Thursday to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking near a crucial waterway, asserting that gas development poses an unacceptable risk. ...

Regulators enact permanent ban on drilling and fracking near Delaware River

Feb. 25, 2021 11:27 AM EST
EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Regulators enact permanent ban on drilling and fracking near Delaware River.