California Congresswoman Seeks Offshore Fracking Moratorium

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Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) called for a moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters on Tuesday, requesting a comprehensive study of its environmental and public health impacts…

Read Full Article, The Huffington Post

California Finds More Instances of Offshore Fracking, ABC News / AP
The oil production technique known as fracking is more widespread and frequently used in the offshore platforms and man-made islands near some of California’s most populous and famous coastal communities than state officials believed…

California Offshore Fracking Prompts Request For Investigation, The Huffington Post (Uploaded 09- 09-2013)
A group of state lawmakers has asked the federal government to investigate hydraulic fracturing off the California coast where new oil leases have been banned since a disastrous oil spill in 1969.


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