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Oil Company Caught Illegally Dumping Fracking Discharge In Central Valley

Published: 
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 8:20am
Category: 
Energy

For the first time, California has penalized an oil company over illegal fracking activity after the discovery of a video showing wrongful dumping of the fracking discharge.

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Chemical odor, kids' nosebleeds, few answers in South L.A. neighborhood

Published: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 8:53pm
Category: 
Chemicals

Monic Uriarte says she began having headaches and bouts of dizziness three years ago, about the time she and her neighbors began smelling a chemical odor on the streets and in their homes.

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Acidizing could rival fracking in Monterey Shale

Published: 
Wed, 08/28/2013 - 10:13pm
Category: 
Energy

Fracking hasn't unleashed an oil production boom in California, at least not yet.

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Landmark California regulations under federal fire

Published: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:48am
Category: 
Chemicals

California has a reputation for having some of the nation's most aggressive rules on workplace safety, consumer protection and environmental quality — regulations that force companies to make costly adjustments to the way they do business worldwide.

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California, catch the next big energy wave

Published: 
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 8:43am
Category: 
Energy

The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California.