State regulators this month approved nine permits for so-called fracking operations between August and December in Long Beach Harbor. The Center for Biological Diversity called on Brown Tuesday to halt the plans.
The Allenco Energy site, located in University Park off 23rd Street, neighbors a charter school, a LAUSD high school for disabled adults and St. Mary’s College.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California’s first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
The measure includes a requirement that drillers disclose the chemicals they use in the process of hydraulic fracturing.