California Update
7:30 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Bill that Would Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing Passes California Assembly

 

Support from leading environmental groups had fallen away from the latest version as a moratorium on the practice to allow for further study on its impacts were amended out.
Support from leading environmental groups had fallen away from the latest version as a moratorium on the practice to allow for further study on its impacts were amended out.
Credit sustainableworks.org

Governor Brown indicated he will sign the bill which generated fierce debate.

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Today's reporting by Max Pringle and Katie Orr.