How is hydraulic fracturing different from drilling for oil? And why is it called 'fracking'? CNN explains it to you. CNN Explains.
Listen to this when you consider that E&B Oil wants to drill 30 wells in Hermosa Beach. 30 wells getting well completion in our neighborhood would horrendous. The EPA has proposed new rules to control the problem but does this apply to slant oil drilling?
The fact that the EPA has acknowledged drilling is making people sick is a strong argument against doing so in the midst of a residential neighborhood, like Hermosa Beach. "The EPA says all of that drilling sends significant amounts of pollution into the air, contributing to smog and making people sick."