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Stories related to: fracking
December 19, 2016
(AP) — State Attorney General Kamala Harris and the California Coastal Commission have filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's finding that fracking off the state's coast is environmentally safe.
September 6, 2016
(AP) - A federal judge has tentatively rejected a plan by the federal Bureau of Land Management to open more than 1,500 square miles of Central California lands to oil drilling and fracking.
February 4, 2016 | Amy Quinton
Scientists have linked wastewater disposal from oil and gas activity to earthquakes in California for the first time.
January 13, 2016
(AP) - More farmers in drought-stricken California are using oilfield wastewater to irrigate, and a new panel on Tuesday began taking one of the state's deepest looks yet at the safety of using the chemical-laced water on food crops.
December 15, 2015 | Ben Bradford
Almost two months after the discovery of a natural gas leak at a storage site near Los Angeles, the company responsible says it can’t identify the cause or how much methane has been released.
October 7, 2015
(AP) - A new study plays down the fracking potential of California's vast Monterey Shale oil deposits.
September 3, 2015 | Amy Quinton
California regulators have fined 30 oil and gas operators for failing to report how much water they’re using.
August 25, 2015 | Amy Quinton
California lawmakers have questioned state oil and gas regulators and scientists over results of an independent study on fracking released earlier this year.
August 19, 2015 | Chris Nichols
A lawmaker says he wants consumers to know what kind of water is used on their food