Tag: Monterey Shale
A compromise fracking bill imposes conditions on the energy-extraction technique, but doesn’t stop it.
The legislator behind the last major hydraulic fracturing bill left standing in Sacramento says she’s preparing to broaden the measure. Senator Fran Pavley’s bill, SB 4, passed the Senate last month on a 28-11 vote. It’s now in front of the Assembly. The legislation would set standards for how California regulates oil drilling and what […]
If last month’s gathering of California Republicans had the feel of a postmortem, this weekend’s California Democratic convention seemed much more like a three-day end-zone dance. Speaker after speaker took to the podium to tout the party’s 2012 victories: supermajorities in both the Assembly and Senate, winning six House seats from Republicans, and the passage […]