Char Miller

Pomona College

Guest

Director of the Environmental Analysis program and the W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College; author of On the Edge: Water, Immigration, and Politics in the Southwestcolumnist on environmental issues in California and the West for KCET.org

Char Miller on KCRW

The Trump administration is lifting a five-year ban on hydraulic fracking and oil drilling on more than a million acres of federal land across Central California, specifically in…

President Trump opens California land for oil drilling after 5-year ban

The Trump administration is lifting a five-year ban on hydraulic fracking and oil drilling on more than a million acres of federal land across Central California, specifically in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom announced another investigation this week that could set back the oil industry.

Gov. Newsom blocks new fracking, pending scientific review

Governor Gavin Newsom announced another investigation this week that could set back the oil industry.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Oil and gas prices are obviously a big concern for Angelenos who drive everywhere. But we don’t just consume oil -- we also produce a lot of it.

What Do Falling Gas Prices Mean For L.A. Oil Producers?

Oil and gas prices are obviously a big concern for Angelenos who drive everywhere. But we don’t just consume oil -- we also produce a lot of it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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