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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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Ruptured Fremont Gas Line Capped After Businesses Evacuated

PG&E crews have stopped the flow of gas from a gas line ruptured by a construction crew near a shopping center in Fremont that led to the evacuation of multiple businesses this afternoon, a PG&E spokeswoman said.

08/20/2014

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PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To Indictment In 2010 San Bruno Explosion; New Grand Jury Probe Revealed

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.

08/18/2014

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California Regulators Approve PG&E Rate Hike; Unrelated To San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

California regulators have approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers that will see the typical customer’s monthly bill increase by $7.50 starting in the fall.

08/15/2014

(CBS)

Crews Mop Up Fuel Spill From Overturned Big-Rig On Hwy 9 Near Castle Rock State Park

A tow truck crew has removed a big-rig that overturned and caused a small diesel spill near Castle Rock State Park east of Saratoga Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/13/2014

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Bay Area Sees Sharp Drop In Gas Prices

Gas prices throughout Northern California dropped steeply in July and are now under $4 per gallon in most of the Bay Area, AAA officials said Tuesday.

08/13/2014

(CBS)

Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said.

08/11/2014

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Police Looking For Vandals Puncturing Car Gas Tanks In Napa

Napa police are reporting a rash of punctured vehicle gas tanks in the past week.

08/01/2014

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.

07/25/2014

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