California governor plans to announce ban on new fracking permits -Politico

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California Governor Gavin Newsom attends the opening of the country's first federal and state operated community vaccination site during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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April 22 (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom is planning to announce a ban on new fracking permits, Politico’s energy reporter posted on Twitter.

“The announcement could happen today or tomorrow,” Politico reporter Colby Bermel wrote in a tweet on Thursday.

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Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; editing by Jonathan Oatis

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