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Enviros Say Calif. County Rule Removes Oil And Gas Scrutiny

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 6:15 PM EDT) -- A coalition of environmental advocates have appealed a California state court's decision to uphold a Kern County ordinance they say fast-tracks oil and gas permitting, arguing the outcome allows wells to be drilled without first going through a proper environmental review.

The Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club and others filed paperwork Monday asking a California appellate court to review the Kern County Superior Court's April judgment upholding the 2015 zoning ordinance. According to the original 2015 complaint, the ordinance authorizes new oil and gas leases...
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