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Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Editorial: Valley fever is too deadly for delays
Whatever crimes they committed, the inmates at two state prisons in the San Joaquin Valley weren't given death sentences.
The Daily Republic
Judge considers effect of fungus on Calif. inmates
An attorney representing inmates at two Northern California prisons told a federal judge on Monday that an airborne fungus occurring in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a deadly threat to some inmates at the facilities that they should be transferred immediately.
CA farmer warns: 'Don't trust oil industry, state or courts' to protect water
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is an environmentally risky oil production method of pumping under pressure large volumes of water, sand and chemicals underground to bubble to the surface heavy tar-like oil left in depleted oil wells and to reach deep deposits of oil and natural gas.