The following video is from Tuesday's Digging for Value, in which host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool energy analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman  get to the heart of the biggest stories in energy investing today.

In this segment, Joel takes investors through the legal battle over fracking in the state of California, and tells investors who could benefit from the enormous amount of reserves located in the Monterey shale.


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