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Drilling Bans on Three California County Ballots Today

San Benito and Santa Barbara County voters will decide on fracking ban measures on Tuesday that go beyond the controversial extraction technology by including acidization and "steam flooding." Mendocino County will also have a fracking ban measure.

November 4, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

Oil, Oil Everywhere, But How to Tap?

At 15 billion barrels, California's Monterey Shale is said to hold the nation's largest deposit of recoverable oil. The only problem is that its extraction has not proven to be economically profitable. Blame it on the shale's unique structure.

April 8, 2014 - Los Angeles Times

Nation's Toughest Fracking Bill To Be Signed By CA Gov. Jerry Brown

SB 4 passed the legislature over strong objections from the oil and business community. California will go from having no well stimulation (includes acidizing) regulation set in statute to the nation's toughest, so why are environmentalists unhappy?

September 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times - Business

California Fracking Legislation Creates Odd Allies

Sacramento reporter John Myers suggests that if the oil industry and the Sierra Club both oppose a fracking bill - one for going too far; the other for not going far enough - then state Senator Fran Pavley's bill, "must be doing something right".

September 2, 2013 - News 10/KXTV Sacramento

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