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State Government

Brown: 'Grossly Hypocritical' To Oppose Oil Production In California

June 12, 2017 | Ben Adler | Ben Bradford

Despite California Gov. Jerry Brown’s ascension to the global stage in the fight against climate change, he’s far from universally admired by environmentalists here at home. But in a CapRadio interview, he defended his record as a necessary balance.

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Environment

Scientists Link Oil And Gas Activity To Earthquakes In California

February 4, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Scientists have linked wastewater disposal from oil and gas activity to earthquakes in California for the first time.

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Environment

Experts To Study Food Safety Of Oilfield Wastewater

January 13, 2016

(AP) - More farmers in drought-stricken California are using oilfield wastewater to irrigate, and a new panel on Tuesday began taking one of the state's deepest looks yet at the safety of using the chemical-laced water on food crops.

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State Government

Two Months In, Much Remains Unknown About Calif. Gas Leak

December 15, 2015 | Ben Bradford

Almost two months after the discovery of a natural gas leak at a storage site near Los Angeles, the company responsible says it can’t identify the cause or how much methane has been released.

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Environment

California Regulators Fine Oil and Gas Operators For Failing To Report Water Use

September 3, 2015 | Amy Quinton

California regulators have fined 30 oil and gas operators for failing to report how much water they’re using.

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Environment

California Lawmakers Say Fracking Study Shows Lax Oversight

August 25, 2015 | Amy Quinton

California lawmakers have questioned state oil and gas regulators and scientists over results of an independent study on fracking released earlier this year.

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