Gavin Newsom to Phase Out Fracking in 2024, End Oil Extraction in California by 2045

California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) announced Friday that he would end new permits for hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in 2024, and would ask state regulators to explore ways to end the extraction of oil entirely in the state by 2045.Newsom’s statement confirmed earlier reports about his decision to end fracking, which contradicted his claim last September that he could not end fracking in the state through executive action alone, and would need the legislature to pass a bill:

Source: Gavin Newsom to Phase Out Fracking in 2024, End Oil Extraction in California by 2045

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