California lawmakers approve fracking bill

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California lawmakers approve fracking bill

State Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, talks with Assembly members Philip Ting, D-Scotts Valley, left, and Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, before the Assembly voted on her bill to place new rules on oil drillers and gas producers that use the drilling technique known as "fracking,"at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. By a 47-17 vote the Assembly approved Pavley's SB4, and sent it back to the Senate for a final vote.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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