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Apr 17

Four Fracking Bills Advance in California Legislature

On April 15, 2013, four bills that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in California received passing votes in the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources. We previously summarized each of the four bills under consideration – AB 7 (Wieckowski), AB 288 (Levine), AB 669 (Stone), and AB 982 (Williams). Since that summary, Assembly Member Wieckowski substantially […]

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 […]

Dec 18

California Releases “Discussion Draft” of Fracking Regulations

On December 18, 2012, California’s Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) released a “discussion draft” of its long-awaited regulations governing the oil and gas well stimulation technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The regulations may be found here on the blog (pdf) and on the Division of Conservation website (DOC). DOGGR also released […]

Dec 07

HGA Attorney Eric Adair Quoted in Oilgram News Report on California Fracking Legislation

Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair was interviewed for and quoted in a December 7, 2012, Oilgram News story (subscription required). The story, which discussed California’s recently-introduced legislation on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is reprinted below. For more information regarding California’s proposed legislation, please see our analysis here. * * * * * […]

Dec 03

California Legislators Introduce Fracking Legislation

On December 3, 2012, Senator Fran Pavley of California’s 27th Senate District and Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski of the 25th Assembly District introduced separate but virtually identical bills that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the state. Commenting on her bill, Senate Bill 4 (pdf), Senator Pavley stated that the legislation “would direct the California […]

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 […]

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