Baykeeper Updates Related to Fracking

Monthly Column: June 3, 2013
Fracking—the process of injecting water, sand and toxic chemicals underground at high pressure to extract oil or gas—threatens San Francisco Bay. The technique, officially called hydraulic fracturing, is currently being used in hundreds of California gas and oil wells, with no regulation or...
Blog Post: April 16, 2013
Baykeeper is working to end the destructive and unregulated practice of fracking to extract gas and oil from wells across California. Because California has no regulation of this process, oil companies are being allowed to extract oil from our state’s bedrock with no protections in place for the...