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Oil Drilling

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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