Air quality board will not monitor local fracking impacts

June 13, 2013
Kimberly Rivers, OVN correspondent

In a split vote, the Ventura County Air Pollution Control District Board (APCD) set aside staff recommendations and decided the county does not need to gather information about potential effects on air quality caused by hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking.

Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks had asked APCD staff to prepare a report and recommendations for the board regarding the rules

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