LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Los Angeles City Council members are urging a ban of the hydraulic fracturing of underground rock formations to reach oil reserves because of environmental risks. The Los Angeles Times […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California regulators have launched an investigation into offshore hydraulic fracturing after revelations that the practice had quietly occurred off the coast for the past two decades. The California Coastal Commission promised […]
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The federal government auctioned off nearly 18,000 acres of oil leases on prime public lands in Central California, home to prized vineyards, several endangered species and one of the largest deposits of shale oil in the country.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Geologists say the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that shook eastern Kentucky over the weekend was too deep to be induced by the region’s underground mining activity. The epicenter was about 10 miles […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Conservation groups are suing the California’s oil and gas drilling regulators over hydraulic fracturing, charging officials with failing to properly study environmental impacts of the practice as required under state laws. […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A yearlong study has concluded that fracking at a giant Los Angeles oil field won’t harm the environment. The Los Angeles Times says the study released Wednesday found no problems associated […]
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) – An environmental group says wells near a Central California forest are using fracking, an oil and gas extraction method that some fear can contaminate groundwater. Los Padres ForestWatch says hydraulic fracturing […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Environmentalists and the petroleum industry haven’t changed their minds about any damage done by hydraulic fracturing to the groundwater in Wyoming. That’s despite new groundwater sampling data the U.S. Geological Survey […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon are launching a coalition of artists, musicians and filmmakers who oppose hydraulic fracturing in New York state. Ono, Lennon and Mark Ruffalo announced the formation of […]