And some say that a fracking boom in California will raise the ante. …read more
Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.
Oil and gas must now tell regulators what chemicals they’re releasing into offshore waters.
On KQED’s “Forum,” the governor said fracking is only one small part of climate change.
The Berkeley chef and dozens of other food experts ask for a California moratorium on fracking.
Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.
A compromise fracking bill imposes conditions on the energy-extraction technique, but doesn’t stop it.
The next four weeks will determine how aggressively California regulates the controversial oil-drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing. And as state Sen. Fran Pavley points out, “four weeks is a long time, legislatively.” The energy industry is watching these developments closely and with a degree of apprehension. Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, has spent the summer engaged […]
California may be on the verge of an oil-drilling boom powered by hydraulic fracturing, but a new poll shows more than half of respondents have serious questions about using high-pressured water, chemicals and sand to blast oil out of California’s Monterey Shale formation. Fifty-one percent of the people who responded to the Public Policy Institute […]