California Oil Regulators Deny New Fracking PermitsCalifornia denied 21 oil-drilling permits this week in the latest move toward ending fracking in the state.
Gov. Newsom, California Democrats Have Much Riding On Oil Drilling Buffer Zone DecisionCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has set some of the nation’s most ambitious goals for weaning his state off oil, including a ban on the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2035 and the end of oil production a decade later.
Environmentalists, Unions Square Off Over Oil Well Setbacks Putting Gov. Newsom in a BindHow close to private property may oil producers locate their wells? In California, that issue is dividing two Democratic voting blocs — labor and environmentalists — whose support Gov. Newsom needs with his recall election looming.