The move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Democrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
Researchers say 100s of small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily are dramatically increasing the chance of bigger and dangerous quakes. The temblors are linked to fracking.
Officials in Richmond are making a new push to stop trains carrying cargo that they say is a disaster waiting to happen.
San Francisco Shares Risk Of Earthquakes With Kansas City, Midwest Fault Known For Magnitude 8 Quakes
As the Giants and Royals prepare to face off in the World Series, both the Bay Area and the Kansas City have one thing in common: a risk of earthquakes.
As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.
Voters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.
A dramatic showdown at a rail yard in Richmond on Thursday as protesters locked themselves to a gate to disrupt operations at the facility.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.