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Lawsuit Filed to Stop Unregulated Fracking in California

27 Feb

by the Center for Biological Diversityfrackingprotest

SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity went to court today to compel California regulators to enforce an existing state law that should protect people and the environment from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a rapidly spreading new method of oil and gas extraction. The lawsuit filed this morning in Alameda County Superior Court says the California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources has allowed fracking to expand without legally required oversight. Continue reading