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(Video) Ruling on Monterey Fracking Knocks Regulators; Bill Advances in Senate

April 9, 2013 | 10:50 am

(Video) Ruling on Monterey Fracking Knocks Regulators; Bill Advances in Senate

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Update: A bill regulating fracking in California passed Tuesday in the state Senate’s Natural Resources and Water Committee. Los Angeles County Democrat Fran Pavley’s measure requires drillers to apply for permits before they use pressurized water to extract oil from shale rock, and to inform the state how much water they use and what chemicals […]

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Judge Allows Stockton to Enter Bankruptcy

April 1, 2013 | 12:32 pm

Judge Allows Stockton to Enter Bankruptcy

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge accepted Stockton’s bankruptcy application on Monday, making it the most populous city in the nation to enter bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein said the bankruptcy declaration was needed to allow the city to continue to provide basic services. “It’s apparent to me the city would not be able […]

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