fracking

Workers at a natural gas well site

California’s Brown hears fracking gripes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: Some Democratic activists are bristling over his administration’s policies on hydraulic […]

03/08/2014

LA City Hall (Photo: Los Angeles City Council)

LA council considers fracking moratorium

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles City Council committee today will consider imposing a moratorium on fracking and other methods used to force oil and natural gas out from deep underground. The Planning and […]

02/25/2014

Offshore oil drilling platform 'Gail' operated by Venoco, Inc., is shown off the coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. on May 1, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

EPA to require SoCal offshore fracking reports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oil and gas companies that are fracking off the Southern California coast must report chemicals discharged into the ocean under a new rule released Thursday by federal environmental regulators. The U.S. […]

01/09/2014

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon

Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon tour gas drilling sites

MONTROSE, Pa. (AP) — Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Susan Sarandon spoke out against fracking Thursday during a tour of natural-gas drilling sites in northeastern Pennsylvania.

01/17/2013