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Ford’s New F-150 To Get 26 Mpg, Tops Among Pickups

Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.

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Berkeley Could Soon Add Global Warming Labels To Gas Pumps

In keeping tradition with its progressive history, the city of Berkeley could soon start slapping stickers on gas pumps to warn drivers that burning fuel contributes to global warming.

11/18/2014

Natural gas leak at Market St. and Santa Clara in downtown San Jose. (Mike Colgan/CBS)

San Jose High Rise Under Construction Evacuated After Major Gas Leak

A gas leak that prompted the evacuation of 2,500 people and a shelter-in-place order for 2,500 more in downtown San Jose Friday has been capped, San Jose fire officials said.

11/07/2014

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Gas Prices Plummet In Bay Area, Nationwide; Down 46 Cents Per Gallon Since May

The latest survey of gas prices show the average price per gallon has dropped to its lowest point in nearly a year, with some Bay Area stations dropping nearly 30 cents since last week.

10/14/2014

The Four Corners area (red) is the major U.S. hot spot for methane emissions in this map showing how much emissions varied from average background concentrations from 2003-2009. Dark colors are lower than average; lighter colors are higher. (NASA)

Mysterious Sources Of Methane Viewed From Space Makes Central California 2nd Worst ‘Hot Spot’ In Nation

A small hot spot in California’s Central Valley is likely the second largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States, according to a new study of satellite data.

10/09/2014

A hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes. (CBS)

Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State Grant

Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.

10/05/2014

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Investigation of Noxious Gas At Mountain View Apartment Complex Reveals 2 Decomposing Bodies

Two decomposing bodies were found Wednesday inside the apartment that was the source of an unusual chemical odor that prompted authorities to evacuate the entire complex, said Mountain View police.

09/25/2014

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Leaking Tank Of Potentially Explosive Gas In Newark Contained Safely

A leaking container of potentially explosive gas was contained safely after prompting the evacuation of a Newark gas company Wednesday morning.

09/24/2014

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California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of ‘Hidden Gas Tax’

California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.

09/22/2014

Kern County farmer Tom Frantz captured these images of dumping at a Vintage Production fracking site. (Tom Frantz)

Federal Bureau Okays Oil And Gas Leasing For Fracking In California To Resume

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.

08/29/2014

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