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Apr 07

Update on Proposed California Fracking Legislation

The California legislature has been very active in the current session in proposing legislation that would regulate, directly or indirectly, the oil well stimulation technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” We have previously reported on certain of the bills pending in the current session. (See here and here.) The level of legislative activity in […]

Sep 19

Details Begin to Emerge About California’s Proposed Fracking Regulations

California’s Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) yesterday revealed details about the regulations it is currently drafting to govern hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the state. Speaking at a September 18, 2012, symposium sponsored by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (which we summarized here), the state’s oil and gas supervisor Tim […]

Aug 20

HGA Attorney Eric Adair Featured in EnergyWire Story on California Fracking Legislation

EnergyWire recently interviewed Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair for an August 17 story on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The story, “Fracking bills derailed in committee” (subscription required), recounts the failure of two California Assembly bills – AB 591 and AB 972 – to make it out of the Senate Appropriations Committee for […]

Aug 13

California’s Fracking Moratorium Bill Placed on Suspense File and Continued to August 16 Hearing

Today, California’s Senate Appropriations Committee conducted a hearing on AB 972, a bill that would impose a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” until new regulations are adopted that would govern the practice. For more information about AB 972, see our prior posts here and here. Noting that the bill was a candidate for the committee’s […]

Aug 08

California’s Proposed Fracking Moratorium Bill Set for Hearing on August 13

On Monday, August 13, California’s Senate Appropriations Committee will conduct a further hearing on AB 972, a bill that would create a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” pending adoption of regulations by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and its Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOG). As we previously reported here on the […]

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