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City orders tougher rules for oil drilling site near South L.A. homes

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Fri, 10/13/2017 (All day)

City officials issued a set of stringent rules Friday that an oil company must follow if it wants to continue operating a drilling site next to homes in South Los Angeles.

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Trump administration ordered to enforce methane restrictions launched under Obama

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

The Trump administration is not giving up on its effort to block Obama-era restrictions on the release of potent methane emissions at oil and gas drilling operations on public land, even after a federal judge ruled its suspension of the restrictions was illegal.

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San Diego County supervisors join brewing legal battle against feds over Tijuana sewage spills

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to join the growing legal campaign to force the federal government to do more to stop sewage from spilling over the border from Tijuana and routinely fouling beaches.

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Regulators recommend that the state reject a Ventura County natural gas plant

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Thu, 10/12/2017 (All day)

California Energy Commission committee is urging the state to reject a proposal to build a new natural gas plant in Ventura County.

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Southern California water agency approves pitching in $4.3 billion for massive delta tunnels project

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Thu, 10/12/2017 - 9:29am

Southern California’s largest water agency Tuesday threw a lifeline to California WaterFix, approving a $4.3-billion buy-in to the water delivery project.