Public Hearings on Fracking in Central California Begin

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An oil rig in Kern County, California where most fracking has historically taken place. (Craig Miller/KQED)

The Bureau of Land Management is holding three public hearings around the state this week over controversial plans to expand oil drilling, including fracking, in Central California. The first hearing is tonight in Bakersfield.

Guest: Gustavo Aguirre, Central California Environmental Justice Network