Pro-fracking letter to Governor Brown has oily taste to it

December 23, 2013By David TurnbullBlog Post, Featured, Separate Oil and State 6 Comments

The letter, with 21 signatories, suggests that fracking can be done safely with proper regulation, and that the economic benefits of fracking up California outweigh the inherent risks to the environment of the extraction practice. But even a very quick analysis of the signatories and the arguments they put forward will show another story. In short, this letter from scientists was made possible by the oil industry.