“Ocean Hero” Richard Charter Says Coastal Protections May Remain, but Fracking Threatens Many New Areas in California – May 16, 2019

Richard Charter has dedicated his life to expanding protections for the Sonoma County coast. He reports progress on that front, but he’s concerned about a major expansion of fracking in California.

Last night local residents concerned about climate change got together in Santa Rosa to talk about the Green New Deal. We’ll have that story next week. Earlier this month, we spoke with a champion of the Sonoma County coast – who has been raising the alarm about the Trump administration’s plans to drill in protected areas. “Ocean Hero” Richard Charter spoke with KRCB News Director Steve Mencher.

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