Baldwin Hills Fracking Study Shows No Environmental Impacts

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On October 10, 2012, Cardno ENTRIX (Cardno) released its much-anticipated report studying the effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the Inglewood Oil Field, located in the Baldwin Hills area of Los Angeles County. The peer-reviewed report, prepared for Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP) and the Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning, disclosed no environmental harm, potentially clearing the way for additional fracking in Baldwin Hills.

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Topics:  DOGGR, Environmental Impact Report, Fracking, Groundwater

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Environmental Updates, Zoning, Planning & Land Use Updates

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