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Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed

Excerpts from Legislative Counsel's Digest:Status:Passed House, 54-20-4; passed Senate 29-8-2; signed by Gov.Brown, 9/20/2013

OnTheIssues Explanation: "Fracking" extracts more oil and gas from otherwise non-productive wells. The controversy includes that fracking causes earthquakes (hence the "scientific study"), as well as issues about disposal of the large volumes of potentially toxic liquids used. This bill slows the implementation of fracking. (Norma Torres voted YEA).

Source: California legislative voting records: SB 4 , Sep 11, 2013

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