oil

  • Oil-train projects have run into local opposition in Benicia, in the Bay Area, and in central and southern California. Photo Credit: Vladyslav Danilin

    Oil Train Project Stopped in its Tracks as Company Drops Fight

    Suzanne Potter California News Service NIPOMO, Calif. – A project to send hundreds of oil trains rumbling up and down the central California Coast appears to be dead. The oil company announced Monday it is giving up the fight to secure county approval. Oil giant Phillips 66 has agreed...
  • COMMUNITY SMOG FROM OIL AND GAS FACILITIES LINKED TO ASTHMA

    Smog from oil and gas facilities linked to asthma

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Air pollution from oil and gas facilities in California will cause children an extra 12,000 summertime asthma attacks in 2025 according to a new study from the Clean Air Task Force. Researchers for the “Gasping for Breath” report looked at the...
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    Protesters Vow to Fight California Offshore Fracking Proposal

    Suzanne Potter / California News Service CAMARILLO, Calif. — Protesters rallied Tuesday to keep a statewide moratorium on fracking for oil and gas in federal waters off of the California coast. The group picketed in front of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s offices in Camarillo because the federal officials...