Eye On Earth: Battle Lines Set Over Proposal To Drill For Natural Gas in Suisun MarshA new proposal to drill for natural gas in the East Bay has environmentalists up in arms, and not just because it’s a polluting fossil fuel. It’s the location that has people really upset.
Oakland City Council To Consider Banning Natural Gas From New BuildingsOakland City Council members on Tuesday will consider legislation banning natural gas in all new buildings, the mayor's office said.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Natural Gas In New Building ConstructionSan Francisco supervisors have approved a ban on natural gas in newly-constructed buildings in the city, but some are questioning whether now is the right time to go "all-electric."
Restaurant Group Sues Berkeley Over Natural Gas BanBerkeley’s first-in-the-nation ban on natural gas in new construction may end up eroding the region’s reputation for fine and creative dining, according to a California trade association suing the city on behalf of restaurants.
Loud Steam Release At Crockett Natural Gas Turbine Plant Prompts Emergency CallsA steam release at a natural gas turbine plant in Crockett produced a loud noise late Monday night that prompted numerous calls to emergency services.
Berkeley Natural Gas Ban Signed Into Law By MayorBerkeley’s mayor signed a new city ordinance banning natural gas in new construction projects starting next year.
San Francisco Supervisors To Introduce Municipal Building Natural Gas BanTwo of San Francisco's supervisors will introduce legislation that would eliminate natural gas in all new municipal construction and major renovations, according to District 5 Supervisor Vallie Brown's office.
Berkeley Passes First In The Nation Ban On Natural GasBy a unanimous city council vote, Berkeley has become the first city in the nation to ban the use of natural gas in new low-rise residential buildings.
Berkeley City Council Considers Natural Gas Ban In Residential BuildingsA commonplace kitchen appliance that chef's swear by might be phased out in some buildings in Berkeley.
PG&E Names New CEO, 10 New Board MembersPacific Gas & Electric Corp. named Bill Johnson as its chief executive officer and president on Wednesday along with 10 new board members
PG&E Restores Power To 10K Customers Affected By Camp FirePacific Gas & Electric said Wednesday that it has restored power to the last of around 10,000 residents of Paradise and the surrounding area, who lost electricity when the devastating Camp Fire ravaged Butte County on Nov. 8.
San Jose Neighborhood Declared Safe After Backhoe Hits Gas LinePG&E crews have successfully stopped the flow of gas through a line that was ruptured by a construction crew’s backhoe in San Jose Thursday morning.
BP Pays $102 Million Settlement For California OverchargesBP Energy Company is paying California $102 million to settle claims that it overcharged the state for natural gas between 2003 and 2012.
After New Rules, Fewer Man-Made Earthquakes Strike OklahomaThe rate of earthquakes in Oklahoma has dropped dramatically since late May, when the state limited wastewater injections into energy wells, an Associated Press statistical analysis shows.
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.