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City Council Passes LA ‘Fracking’ Ban

The Los Angeles City Council moved Friday to make L.A. the biggest city in the nation to approve a moratorium on a controversial oil and gas drilling practice.

02/28/2014

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LA County Supervisors Reject Proposed Oil Drilling In Whittier Hills

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to halt proposed oil drilling in Whittier Hills – but the long-running battle is far from over.

10/30/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs State’s First Fracking Rules

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2013

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Oil Drilling Study Set To Begin In Hermosa Beach

Hermosa Beach is debating whether to get back into the oil business, 80 years after the Southern California beach town first banned them.

07/22/2013

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Air Force Considers Drilling For Oil At Vandenberg

U.S. Air Force officials are considering leasing land to private companies to drill for oil and gas on California’s central coast.

07/20/2013

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Metro Warns Of Months Of Westside Travel Delays

Crews are expected to begin utility work along Sepulveda Boulevard in Westwood starting Monday and officials are warning motorists to expect delays.

10/23/2011

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Crude Prices Force Whittier To Rethink Opposition To Oil Drilling

Residents are bitterly divided over the city’s plans to drill for oil on land that had initially been purchased as a nature preserve to drive away potential drillers.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/12/2011

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Firm Goes High-Tech In Hunt For Long Beach Oil Fields

An effort to scope out potentially untapped oil fields in the Southland was underway just as drivers revved up their engines for the long holiday weekend.

05/27/2011

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LA Professor Calls For Statewide Oil Drilling Tax

A local college professor is leading the charge to tax every drop of crude oil pumped in California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/07/2011