Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Case Against Fracking in California

On the steps of San Francisco City Hall today, representatives of Environment California presented Fracking by the Numbers, a new report describing the key impacts of hydraulic fracturing in the oil and gas industry on public health and the climate. The group is calling for a statewide ban on this controversial form of drilling. Its urging San Francisco Supervisors to join officials from Oakland, Berkeley, Marin County, and other localities in passing an anti-fracking resolution that could pressure Governor Brown to halt fracking across the state. Laura Garzon Chica reports.