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Brown appoints panel to review California rules for fracking

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown says he’s created a panel to study how California should monitor hydraulic fracturing for oil. The panel will review a state-ordered fracking study released this month that found some of the chemicals used in California’s fracking boom likely pose a risk to public health. It said the state has failed to track them. The ...

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Local business involved in major fracking study

QUEENSBURY – When Eileen Barziloski heard a transfer facility for the silica sand used in hydraulic fracturing was proposed for her Pennsylvania community, she wanted to drill deeper into the potential health effects. But there was a lack of science to answer the questions she and other residents of Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania — about 30 miles northwest of Wilkes-Barre — had ...

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