The next four weeks will determine how aggressively California regulates the controversial oil-drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing.  And as State Senator Fran Pavley points out, “four weeks is a long time, legislatively.”

A natural gas-drilling rig in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale formation. (Scott Detrow)

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Source: Newsfix – Environment

State Faces Battle With Oil Industry Over Proposed New Fracking Regulations 30 January,2014KQED Science


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