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Fracking California

California Voters Deal A Major Blow To Fracking

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green

In a victory for proponents of clean energy, two out of three California counties voted to ban fracking Tuesday despite a lobbying campaign by oil and...

The Fracas Over Fracking

Tom Steyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Tom Steyer

If we are to candidly and comprehensively address climate change -- which I believe is the true crisis of our time -- we must find new ways to generate energy and fuel.

Now They're Fracking Our Oceans?

Miyoko Sakashita | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Miyoko Sakashita

Regulators know far too little about offshore fracking. That's why, at a minimum, we need a time-out on this dangerous practice.

State Reveals Years Of Under-Wraps Offshore Fracking

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators have launched an investigation into offshore hydraulic fracturing after revelations that the practice had q...

When Concerned Scientists Cause Concern

Lance Simmens | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science
Lance Simmens

The statement that fracking is safe is at this point a political statement, reflective of a policy agenda that promotes full-scale exploitation of fossil fuels and propounds that it is wise to continue to propel the current global economic paradigm with finite energy sources.

Aaron Sankin

Judge Slams Obama Administration Over Fracking In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -– A federal judge struck a major blow against fracking in California this week, ruling that the government was wrong to allow energy ...

Santa Cruz Fracking Fight Heats Up

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | | Posted 04.14.2013 | San Francisco

SANTA CRUZ -- The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday weighing in on proposed state regulation of hydraulic fracturing, the c...

Aaron Sankin

Environmentalists Sue California Over Controversial Fracking Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.25.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO –- An environmental group has filed suit against the state of California for doing what it deemed an insufficient job of regulating th...

Aaron Sankin

What The Fracking Companies Don't Want California To Know

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Environmentalists Sue California Over Fracking Regulations

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Environmental groups sued the state of California on Tuesday in an effort to stop hydraulic fracturing as regulato...

Fracking In California? Not If These Groups Have Anything To Say About It

| Posted 02.18.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Tia Ghose The Center for Biological Diversity and Sierra Club are suing the Bureau of ...

Official Fought For Decades To Save Land From Drillers, But Now Wants Oil

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

WHITTIER, Calif. — Whittier city official Bob Henderson has spent three decades, by his own account, helping rescue vast expanses of this hilly ...

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 ...