Thursday, July 16, 2015

Long Beach Officials Urged to Stop Offshore Fracking

Environmentalists are urging Governor Jerry Brown to halt plans for months of hydraulic fracturing in the waters off Southern California. They warn the operations could lead to chemical pollution or an oil spill. State regulators this month approved nine permits for fracking operations between August and December in Long Beach Harbor. The city of Long Beach owns the land and earlier this week environmentalists urged officials to reject the fracking plan Dan Fritz reports.