Brown Appoints Panel To Review California Rules For FrackingThe panel will review a state-ordered fracking study released this month that found some of the chemicals used in California's fracking boom likely pose a risk to public health.
Environmentalists Want Brown To Stop Offshore FrackingState 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.
University Park Residents Say Oil Drilling Facility Is Making Them SickThe 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. Brown Signs State's First Fracking RulesGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California's first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
California Assembly Approves Fracking BillThe measure includes a requirement that drillers disclose the chemicals they use in the process of hydraulic fracturing.