Report Fuels Fracking Ban Push in California

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/17072015/report-fuels-fracking-ban-push-california-governor-brown-oil-gas-drilling-new-york

Activist groups have launched a petition calling for a moratorium on fracking like New York’s after a study shows how little is known about its dangers.By Zahra Hirji A new state-mandated report underscores how little is known about the risks associated with fracking in California, fueling a push by activists to temporarily halt the controversial practice statewide. The study’s key takeaway is that “the state does not have adequate information to effectively regulate the process,” said Andrew Grinberg, oil-and-gas program manager at the environmental group Clean Water Action. “To me, it is a clear indication that a moratorium is needed.”

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