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California Hydraulic Fracturing

CA Coastal Commission Had NO IDEA Oil Cos. Were Fracking Offshore

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.08.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A group of state lawmakers has asked the federal government to investigate hydraulic fracturing off the California coast where new...

Aaron Sankin

Will California Ban Fracking? | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.17.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Efforts to put the brakes on the practice of hydraulic fracturing, often called "fracking," took a step forward in California earlier...

Aaron Sankin

What The Fracking Companies Don't Want California To Know | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Underneath much of Central and southern California sits one of the largest deposits of shale oil in the United States, boasting a mot...

Aaron Sankin

The Fight To Frack: California's Oil Industry At A Crucial Crossroads | Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.24.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Just below California's surface lies enough shale oil to fundamentally transform the state's entire economy. And for the first tim...

California Legislators Propose Fracking Regulations

AP | By NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, Calif. -- In a place where oil exploration long co-existed with agriculture, a three-story contraption humming day and night in the heart ...