Draft fracking regulations from state draw mixed reviews locally

Jan. 10, 2013

Marianne Ratcliff, OVN correspondent

A draft of proposed hydraulic fracturing regulations released by the California Department of Conservation Dec. 18 – the first step in a formal rulemaking process set to start next month – is being criticized by Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett and a local environmental group for being too lax. The drilling technique used to extract oil and gas from deep rock formations by blasting

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