California Governor Newsom authorizes new fracking permits

Ed Fallon talks with Steve Horn of the Real News Network.


Steve Horn reports that California Governor Gavin Newsom has handed out 36 new fracking permits. Meanwhile, the West’s wildfire season is off to a raging start, and we’re left asking, “What part of ‘climate emergency’ does Newsom not understand? Journalist Steve Horn with Real News Network exposes some surprising and disturbing behind-the-scenes reasons behind this expansion of fossil-fuel infrastructure. Conversation starts at the 32:50-minute mark.