Portland, Oregon Natural Gas Explosion Injures 8A powerful natural gas explosion rocked a busy Portland, Oregon, shopping district Wednesday, injuring eight people and igniting a fire that sent a huge plume of smoke over the heart of the city.
Solar, Wind Power Reaching Tipping Point In U.S., Driving Fossil Fuel Prices HigherEnergy producers are faced with higher coal and gas costs while wind and solar look more appealing.
Supreme Court Rules Customers Can Sue Electricity Companies For Price-Fixing During CA Energy CrisisThe Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.
UC Researcher's Study Suggests Fracking Leads To Higher Levels Of Radon GasA preliminary study co-authored by a University of California researcher claims levels of cancer-causing radon gas has increased in Pennsylvania homes as fracking has expanded in the state.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
San Jose High Rise Under Construction Evacuated After Major Gas LeakA 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.
Oakland Schools, City Hall, Federal Building Evacuated Because Of Gas OdorAll Oakland public schools were dismissed Thursday after a strong odor of natural gas spread through the city.
Buildings In Mountain View Neighborhood Evacuated Due To Smell Of Gas Mountain View police and fire are investigating a possible hazardous materials incident at 2025 California St. Wednesday night, a fire spokesman said.
4 Years After Pipeline Blast, San Bruno Looks To Finish Rebuilding SoonA day before the four-year anniversary of a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Mayor Jim Ruane said Monday morning that he expects to have repairs in the community mostly completed by next year.
Two Campbell Teens Burned In Backyard Barbecue Pit ExplosionTwo girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in the backyard of a Campbell home on Wednesday night.
Proposal Raising PG&E Rates Moves Ahead Electricity and natural gas rates for customers of PG&E customers are expected to rise, if California's Public Utilities Commission adopts a proposal issued Wednesday by a state administrative law judge.
Portola Valley Gas Leak Prompts Shelter-In-Place AlertEmergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to a natural gas leak in Portola Valley, according to San Mateo County and PG&E officials.