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Richmond Tanker Crash, Gas Spill Forces Hotel Evacuation

A hotel in Richmond was evacuated Monday morning after a double tanker gas trailer overturned.

10/07/2013

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Fines For San Bruno Pipeline Explosion Likely To Exceed $1B

The California agency investigating a deadly pipeline explosion and the City of San Bruno are set to propose major fines they say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. should pay for its negligence leading up to the blast.

05/06/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Student Proposal Would Tax Oil, Gas For Education

Environmental and education advocates have proposed a new measure that would tax oil and gas extracted in California to fund education programs in the state.

04/23/2013

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Gas Line Break Shuts Major San Mateo Intersection

A gas line break at Third Avenue and El Camino Real in downtown San Mateo had the large intersection shut down while crews worked to fix the line Wednesday morning, San Mateo police Sgt. David Norris said.

04/17/2013

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NorCal Man Arrested After Trying To Set Himself, Cops On Fire

A Northern California man was under arrest after pouring gasoline over his body, law enforcement officers and a building, and attempting to ignite them all.

12/24/2012

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PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety Costs

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.

12/20/2012

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Gas Smell Briefly Stops Trains On BART Dublin-Pleasanton Line

BART trains on the Dublin-Pleasanton line were stopped Monday afternoon due to a natural gas odor, a spokeswoman said.

12/17/2012

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Cheaper Gas Prices Drive Down US Wholesale Price Index

Cheaper gas drove down a measure of wholesale prices in November for the second straight month, a sign inflation remains in check.

12/13/2012

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2 Danville Schools Sheltering In Place Due To Gas Odor

Two Danville schools were sheltering in place as fire and PG&E crews investigated the source of a natural gas odor reported in the area, a San Ramon Valley Fire District spokeswoman said.

12/12/2012

Gas pump in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Exxon Says U.S. To Become ‘Net Exporter’ Of Oil In Next Decade

Exxon said the energy renaissance in the U.S. has staying power and predicts that North America will become a net exporter of oil and gas by the middle of the next decade.

12/11/2012

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