California drought: agribusiness, fracking untouched by water rationing

Blake, Evan
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2819125/california_drought_agribusiness_fracking_untouched_by_water_rationing.html

Publisher:  The Ecologist
Date Written:  05/04/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17454

California has responded to the drought by rationing water, with $500 fines for domestic 'water wasters'. But agribusiness and water-intensive industries like fracking remain untouched by the restrictions, even though they consume over 90% of the state's water.

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