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Josh and Rebecca Tickell want to speak out about being set-up by a gotcha journalist. (credit: indiegogo.com)

Filmmaker Couple Say They Were Duped By Journalist Who Calls Hollywood Elite Hypocrites

The couple, Josh and Rebecca Tickell, were producing an anti-fracking documentary for their Green Planet Productions.

05/21/2014

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City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic Activity

City Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday’s magnitude-4.4 earthquake.

03/18/2014

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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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Protesters Rally For Fracking Ban At CSU Long Beach

Protesters Monday rallied at Cal State Long Beach to call for Gov. Jerry Brown to outlaw well-stimulation treatment for oil and gas production, or “fracking.”

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Calif. Finds More Instances Of Offshore Fracking

The oil production technique known as fracking is more widespread and frequently used in the offshore platforms and man-made islands near some of California’s most populous and famous coastal communities than state officials believed.

10/19/2013

Environmentalists have voiced concerns about fracking. (credit: CBS)

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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California Assembly Approves Fracking Bill

The measure includes a requirement that drillers disclose the chemicals they use in the process of hydraulic fracturing.

09/11/2013

Environmentalists have voiced concerns about fracking. (credit: CBS)

City Council Mulls Moratorium On Fracking

Two Los Angeles City Council members introduced a motion Wednesday calling for a moratorium on a controversial natural gas extraction process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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Fracking Activists Urge Lawmaker To Withdraw ‘Gutted’ Bill

Environmental activists were set to descend on the offices of a San Fernando Valley lawmaker Monday to demand she support a legislative ban on a controversial drilling process.

08/12/2013

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City Council To Weigh Stance On Tougher Fracking Regulations

Members of the Los Angeles City Council are expected to consider a resolution calling for tougher regulations on local fracking activities when the Council returns from recess next week.

08/07/2013

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Drinking Dirty Water: Is America’s Water Safety In Jeopardy?

Despite the Safe Drinking Water Act, you and your family may be drinking dirty water.

03/13/2013

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Many Scientists Now Believe Humans Are Causing Some Earthquakes

Earthquakes are part of living in California.

02/28/2013