As reported in our April 11, 2014 post, SB 1132 – the bill that seeks a moratorium on well stimulation during oil and gas development, thereby rescinding portions of SB 4, which was enacted just a few months ago – passed its first major hurdle when it achieved a 5-2 vote out of the Senate
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Second Chance at a Hydraulic Fracturing Moratorium Moves Past First Major Obstacle
By Mike Mills on
Posted in Oil and Gas
Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) and other supporters of SB 1132 cleared their first major hurdle in their renewed effort to place a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and other forms of well stimulation treatment in the state of California.
On April 8, the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee voted to move the measure along…