on SB-4

Fran Pavley's oil bill passes - with environmentalists bickering on the sidelines

Robert Collier

California's most important environmental legislation of the year passed a key hurdle today, Sept. 11, when the State Assembly passed SB4, authored by Sen. Fran Pavley, to regulate the fracking and acidizing processes. The bill was then approved by the Senate in a procedural vote and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has said he will sign it.

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