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Air quality district votes to allow Exxon Mobil to restore Torrance refinery

Published: 
Tue, 04/05/2016 (All day)
Category: 
Transportation

The South Coast Air Quality Management District voted late Saturday to allow Exxon Mobil to fully restore its refinery in Torrance after an explosion at the facility last year. After nearly 12 hours of public comment and expert testimony at Torrance City Hall, the district's board voted 3 to 2 to approve the order.

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Exxon Mobil Investigated for Possible Climate Change Lies by New York Attorney General

Published: 
Fri, 11/06/2015 (All day)

The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how such risks might hurt the oil business.

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How Exxon went from leader to skeptic on climate change research

Published: 
Tue, 10/27/2015 (All day)

Throughout much of the 1980s, Exxon earned a public reputation as a pioneer in climate change research. It sponsored workshops, funded academic research and conducted its own high-tech experiments exploring the science behind global warming.

But by 1990, the company, in public, took a different posture.

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Louisiana Agency Sues Dozens of Energy Companies for Damage to Wetlands

Published: 
Wed, 07/24/2013 - 9:43pm
Category: 
Energy

Louisiana officials filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against dozens of energy companies, hoping that the courts will force them to pay for decades of damage to fragile coastal wetlands that help buffer the effects of hurricanes on the region.