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California – Los próximos pasos

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By Jhon Arbelaez

October 17, 2013

El 20 de septiembre del 2013, el gobernador de California, Jerry Brown, firmó la ley sobre normas para el fracking, la acidificación y otras técnicas de estimulación de pozos, las cuales no eran reguladas. Earthworks inicialmente apoyo la ley, presentada por la Senadora Fran Pavley, ya que existía una escasez de leyes básicas para proteger al público de la producción de petróleo por formas no convencionales. Earthworks retiro nuestro apoyo después que modificaciones al ultimo momento, pedidas por la industria petrolera, lograron restringir la ley, y redujeron su efectividad para la protección de la salud pública y el medio ambiente.

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What’s Next for California

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By Jhon Arbelaez

October 17, 2013

On September 20, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown, signed into law regulations on fracking, acidizing, and other well-stimulation techniques; in the state; all of which had gone unregulated until now. Earthworks initially supported the bill, authored by Senator Fran Pavley, because even though California is the fourth-largest oil producing state in the nation, we lack basic, common sense laws to protect the public from unconventional oil production. We withdrew our support after heavy lobbying by the oil and gas industry led to last-minute amendments, curtailing what the law will accomplish, and how effective it will be at protecting public health and the environment.

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