Recent Streetsblog LA posts about fracking

CA Legislators Tout Economic, Job Benefits of Climate Bills

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 Yesterday, California legislators announced a package of bills that aim to show the state’s commitment to being a “climate change leader.” Standing before a backdrop of a men and women representing labor and environmental advocacy, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon set out legislative goals that match those proposed by Governor Jerry Brown in his […]

“Our Fears Have Not Been Allayed”: The Limits of Regulatory Powers Over Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction Techniques

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“Qué significa ‘fracking’ en español?” the woman wearing a “People Not Pozos” shirt and a “Ban Fracking Now” sticker asked me. I scratched my head. Shouldn’t she know? I wondered. And, how exactly does one say, “Fracking is a ‘well stimulation treatment that…includes the pressurized injection of hydraulic fracturing fluid or fluids into an underground geologic […]