Oil Drilling

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Residents March In Protest Of Oil Drilling In South LA Neighborhood

Residents Thursday marched in protest of oil drilling in their South Los Angeles neighborhood.

04/23/2015

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Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In US

More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

04/23/2015

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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

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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Passing Third Bill, House Says ‘Drill Baby, Drill’

The Republican-controlled House has easily passed the last of three bills to expedite and expand oil and gas drilling.

05/12/2011