SB4 http://kvpr.org en Brown Promises to Sign Minimum Wage, Fracking Bills http://kvpr.org/post/brown-promises-sign-minimum-wage-fracking-bills <p class="p1">California Governor Jerry Brown has indicated that he will sign a bill that would regulate hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, which passed the Assembly today. The bill is generating fierce debate. Max Pringle reports from Sacramento.</p><p class="p3">Fracking is when energy companies pump pressurized water and chemicals into oil wells to maximize output. Democratic Assembly member Adam Gray says the measure gives much needed oversight to an under-regulated industry.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 01:15:48 +0000 Max Pringle - Capital Public Radio 21433 at http://kvpr.org Brown Promises to Sign Minimum Wage, Fracking Bills