What’s an acid job, you ask? Nothing serious, as long as you don’t mind acid in your drinking water.
California’s tortured relationship with oil goes back many years; the first Earth Day in 1970 was triggered by a giant 1969 oil spill off the Santa Barbara coast. So it shouldn’t be surprising that the state is moving at a glacial pace to decide the rules for hydraulic fracturing (AKA fracking) in the Monterey oil formation--the largest oil shale reserve in the U.S., with approximately 15 billion barrels of oil just waiting to be tapped.
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