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After intense public anger, Republicans waver over slashing Obama-era action on methane gas

Published: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 (All day)

As Republican lawmakers consider how closely to align with the climate skepticism and fossil fuel fervor radiating from the White House, a nascent clean air initiative that energy firms want scrapped is fast testing their comfort zone.

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Lawmakers urge regulators to delay plans for Oxnard power plant

Published: 
Wed, 02/08/2017 (All day)

Three state lawmakers on Tuesday urged regulators to reconsider a controversial natural gas project proposed for Ventura County, citing environmental concerns and questions about whether the state already has too many power plants.

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Southern California Gas to pay $4-million settlement over massive Porter Ranch gas leak

Published: 
Wed, 09/14/2016 (All day)

Southern California Gas Co. agreed to pay $4 million to settle criminal charges over the massive gas leak near Porter Ranch last year, but the utility still faces potentially costly civil actions from both residents and regulators.

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Why Natural Gas Could Be the Bridge Fuel to Nowhere

Published: 
Wed, 09/07/2016 (All day)

For decades, coal-fired power dominated the U.S. energy supply—and was a leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.

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SoCal Gas pinpoints the site of a leaking well near Porter Ranch

Published: 
Wed, 12/30/2015 (All day)

Southern California Gas Co. officials said Sunday they have pinpointed the location of a leaking natural gas injection well that has displaced thousands of residents in the upscale San Fernando Valley community of Porter Ranch.

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