Daily Archives: December 12, 2011

Landowners left out of the loop on ‘fracking’ risks

Natural gas companies that use hydraulic fracturing disclose the risks, such as leaks, spills and explosions, to shareholders, but property owners aren’t privy, according to a report by the Environmental Working Group. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, … Continue reading

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Santa Monica Mountains leader moves to Yosemite

Woody Smeck, who has been the head of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area for 11 years, is leaving the post on March 30 to take another job in the National Park Service. Smeck, 49, of Moorpark will become … Continue reading

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