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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

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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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Army Corps Of Engineers Under Fire For Plowing Wildlife Habitat

Environmental groups, along with two state senators, want to know why the public wasn’t formally notified before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plowed about 43 acres of wildlife habitat at the Sepulveda Basin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2013