Seven Fracking Bills Set for Hearing Today in Assembly Appropriations Committee
Today, the California Assembly Appropriations Committee will conduct a hearing on 195 pending bills, including seven that relate to the oil well stimulation technique of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The fracking-related bills are:
- AB 7 (Wieckowski) (pdf)
- AB 288 (Levine) (pdf)
- AB 649 (Nazarian) (pdf)
- AB 669 (Stone) (pdf)
- AB 982 (Williams) (pdf)
- AB 1301 (Bloom) (pdf)
- AB 1323 (Mitchell) (pdf)
The Appropriations Committee hearing begins at 9:00 a.m. Audio of the hearing will be available here. We expect that the hearing will also be broadcast on the California Channel.
We previously summarized these (and other) bills (here), and have provided updates on their current status (here). We will report on the outcome of today’s hearing when details are available.
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