"In our research, we have found nothing to suggest that shale development poses risks that are unknown or cannot be managed and mitigated with available technologies, best practices and smart regulation." READ MORE
Domestic oil production key to energy independence
California consumes all the oil and gas generated in the state, but demand requires us to import more than 60% of our energy. Growth in alternative energy sources will help meet some future demand, but as long as oil is necessary, it should come from local sources rather than from unregulated foreign countries.