By Justin Loiseau, Daily Finance:
lOn the 40th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, environmental advocates aren’t finished with their fight against fracking. A green coalition has banded together to halt hydraulic fracturing in California, armed with a whole bunch of lawyers and a whole bunch of money. Let’s review the dirty details of this clean team’s dream, and how it could drastically change the natural gas dialogue.
Yesterday, non-profit environmental law firm Earthjustice, along with the Sierra Club and three other groups, filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR). Earthjustice alleges that DOGGR has not practiced due diligence in its approval of oil and gas drilling activity and is in violation of the California Environmental Quality Act… Read more