Power companies will be paying $750 million in rebates to consumers under cap-and-trade program.
The utility was charged with 12 federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.
How much water does fracking use and will it increase as companies tap into the Monterey Shale? …read more
More and more crude oil is coming to California by rail, prompting questions about safety. Read more. …
September 2010 explosion killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes in bedroom community.
And some say that a fracking boom in California will raise the ante. …read more
The East Bay city of Pittsburg is considering a new oil terminal to supply crude to Bay Area refineries, but some locals are concerned about the safety of the project. …read more
U.S. could make substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by stopping methane leaks from natural gas pipelines, says a new Stanford study. …read more