Hinson, Gravelle & Adair
Telephone: (661) 294-0111
Oct 10

HGA Attorney Eric Adair to Speak on Fracking at Yosemite Environmental Law Conference

Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair will speak on hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” at the State Bar of California’s Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite ® on October 19, 2014. The conference, which opens on October 16 and continues through October 19, is nationally recognized as the largest and most prestigious gathering in California of leaders in […]

Oct 10

California Releases Revisions to Proposed Fracking Regulations

Yesterday, the California Department of Conservation (DOC) and its Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) released a second set of revisions to the proposed regulations that will govern hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” The revisions and the associated public notice are available here (pdf) and here (pdf), respectively. SB 4, California’s landmark legislation governing […]

Dec 11

California Releases Proposed Emergency Fracking Regulations

Today, the California Department of Conservation (DOC) and its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) released additional “emergency” regulations governing the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and other well stimulation activities. The proposed regulations may be found here, and the accompanying Notice of Proposed Emergency Rulemaking Action may be found here. These […]

Nov 18

HGA Attorney Eric Adair to Speak on Fracking at Land Use Conference

Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair will speak at the 2014 California Land Use Law & Policy Conference, scheduled for January 9-10, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sacramento. Mr. Adair will participate in a panel discussion of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, entitled “To Frack or Not to Frack? Potential Land Use […]

Nov 16

Central Valley Water Board Settles Fracking-Related Claim Against Vintage Production

Yesterday, California’s Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (CVRWQCB) announced (pdf) a settlement with Vintage Production California LLC, under which Vintage Production will pay a $60,000 penalty for discharging hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fluids into an unlined sump in violation of the California Water Code. The settlement agreement may be found here (pdf). The settlement […]

Nov 16

California to Prepare EIR for Fracking and Other Well Stimulation Treatments

Yesterday, the California Department of Conservation (DOC) and its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) released a Notice of Preparation of Environmental Impact Report (pdf). The EIR is required by Public Resources Code Section 3161(b)(3) and (4), which was recently enacted as part of SB 4, California’s comprehensive hydraulic fracturing (fracking) statute. DOGGR […]

Nov 15

California Releases Proposed Fracking Regulations; Formal Rulemaking Process Begins

Today, the California Department of Conservation (DOC) and its Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) released the text of proposed regulations (pdf) that will govern the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state. The release of the proposed regulations formally commences the rulemaking process (see our post here), and was accompanied […]

Sep 11

California Assembly Approves Legislation on Hydraulic Fracturing

Today, the California Assembly voted to pass Senate Bill 4 (pdf), legislation proposed by Senator Fran Pavley of California’s Senate District 27. The bill, which will regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the state, now returns to the Senate for its anticipated concurrence and, if approved by the Senate, will be presented to Governor Jerry […]

Sep 11

HGA Attorney Eric Adair Quoted in EnergyWire Story on LSI Hydraulic Fracturing Conference

As previously reported (here and here), Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair spoke at Law Seminar International’s (LSI) hydraulic fracturing conference on July 29-30, 2013, in Santa Monica. EnergyWire published a report on the conference, in which Mr. Adair and other speakers at the conference were quoted. The text of the EnergyWire article […]

Sep 11

Union of Concerned Scientists’ Hydraulic Fracturing Forum – Reports and Videos

Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP attorney Eric Adair participated in a recent forum sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The forum — Science, Democracy, and Community Decisions on Fracking – convened leading thinkers from academia, industry, government, non-governmental organizations, and citizen groups to delve into some of the most complex challenges around fracking, centered […]

Contact Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP

28470 Avenue Stanford, Suite 350
Valencia, California 91355

Office:(661) 294-0111
Facsimile:(661) 294-0134

Disclaimer

This website is intended as an advertisement only in California and Hawaii, and not any other state. Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP does not seek to represent any person or entity based solely on that person’s or entity’s visit to this website. Any information submitted to Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP through this website will not be confidential. The use of this website, including unsolicited e-mail, does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Hinson Gravelle & Adair LLP. Nothing in this website is intended to be legal advice. Do not rely upon any information provided in this website or in any links provided herein in lieu of a consultation with an attorney.