Sunday, September 22, 2013

California signs state's first fracking rules

Source: Al Jazeera America

Law requires oil companies to disclose chemicals used, notify;
... state to study risks of hydraulic fracturing
... require oil companies to test ground water and notify neighboring landowners before drilling.
... The law "could create conditions that will make it difficult to continue to provide a reliable supply of domestic petroleum energy for California," said Catherine Reheis-Boyd, president of the Western State Petroleum Association, which represents oil companies in California.

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