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California sues Trump administration over fracking rule

January 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s attorney general sued the Trump administration yet again Wednesday, this time for rolling back a fracking rule that the state says is designed to protect public health and the environment.

The suit challenges the federal Bureau of Land Management’s move against the rule that requires drilling companies to disclose what chemicals they’ve used for fracking.

It’s the latest in a series of legal actions by Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra against the federal government during his first year as California’s top law enforcement official.

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