Jerry Brown, the Democratic Governor of California, signed a bill on September 11, 2013, enacting strict measures on hydraulic fracturing in the state.

The bill, which he describes as “the most comprehensive of any in the country,” requires drilling companies to extensively disclosure fracing materials and processes. Known as SB 4, requirements will go into effect on January 1, 2015.

A recent report from Bloomberg, however, reveals Brown would like to give science a chance before completely banning fracing in the state. According to Bloomberg...


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