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Mientras el fracturamiento hidráulico y la acidificación amenazan la salud de los Californianos, DOGGR oscila en sus labores

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By Jhon Arbelaez

November 12, 2013

El 20 de septiembre, el gobernador de California, Jerry Brown, firmó la ley SB4, la cual requiere regulaciones al fracturamiento hidráulico, la acidificación y otras técnicas de estimulación de pozos. La ley también requiere un estudio a los potenciales impactos de todo tipo de estimulación de pozos, a ser completado para el 01 de enero del 2015.

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Tagged with: fracking, california, acidizing, doggr, sb4


Public’s Right to Open Space Wins in Whittier Hills

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By Jhon Arbelaez

November 4, 2013

In 1992, Los Angeles County voters supported Proposition A, approving public funds for the purchase of green spaces throughout the county. The City of Whittier used these funds to purchase nearly 1,300 acres in the Whittier Hills, entering into an agreement with the county to keep the area as open space for the public in perpetuity. When the possibility of oil extraction appeared, Whittier leased the land to Matrix Oil, in violation of its contract with the county, and breaking the voters trust who approved funds for public space, not to subsidize corporate profits.

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Tagged with: drilling, california, taxpayers, whittier hills


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