Leap Day http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 29, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-wednesday-february-29-2012 <p>The practice of <a href="http://www.bakersfield.com/news/business/economy/x1801991983/State-loosens-fracking-ban-near-Taft">fracking</a> on oil wells near Taft, California has been approved by the state Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources.&nbsp;Fracking &ndash; the practice of injecting steam underground at high pressure to break up porous soil to release oil &ndash; had been banned within 150 feet of any wells known to be seeping oil...</p> Wed, 29 Feb 2012 22:03:38 +0000 Steven Short 6706 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 29, 2012