Calif.'s Road To Fracking Regulation Will Be Bumpy
March 6, 2013, 11:34 AM EST
Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 11:34 AM EST) -- On Jan. 24, 2013, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) took an additional step in its efforts to challenge the practice of hydraulic fracturing in California when it filed a complaint in California’s Alameda County Superior Court, claiming that California’s underground injection control (UIC) program requires the California Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) to regulate hydraulic fracturing.
There is no question that fracking will play an increasing role in California’s future — the issue is whether and how it is regulated. The CBD’s...