Outbreak of common sense about fracking in California legislature and what Monterey Shale could mean to the state
A bill to ban fracking was defeated in the California Assembly week before last at a vote of 37-24 with 18 abstentions. That method of getting oil out of the ground has been used here in California for only 60 years. I missed the news coverage of the vote so had to get caught up through the Wall Street Journal’s editorial, Fracturing in California.
The editorial points out that as you would expect the votes to ban energy development came from the wealthy coastal districts.
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