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PG&E Ratepayers Will See $30-40 Climate Credit on April Bill

April 2, 2014 | 1:55 pm

PG&E Ratepayers Will See $30-40 Climate Credit on April Bill

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Power companies will be paying $750 million in rebates to consumers under cap-and-trade program.

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PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

April 2, 2014 | 8:08 am

PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

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The utility was charged with 12 federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

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With Drought, New Scrutiny Over Fracking’s Water Use

March 31, 2014 | 9:48 am

With Drought, New Scrutiny Over Fracking’s Water Use

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How much water does fracking use and will it increase as companies tap into the Monterey Shale? …read more

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How Water and Oil Mix in California

March 31, 2014 | 9:43 am

How Water and Oil Mix in California

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California, the third-largest oil producing state, uses massive amounts of water to produce oil.
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Bay Area Cities and Environmentalists Respond to Crude-By-Rail Boom

March 30, 2014 | 9:00 am

Bay Area Cities and Environmentalists Respond to Crude-By-Rail Boom

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More and more crude oil is coming to California by rail, prompting questions about safety. Read more. …

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PG&E Expects Criminal Charges Tied to San Bruno Blast

March 27, 2014 | 3:56 pm

PG&E Expects Criminal Charges Tied to San Bruno Blast

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September 2010 explosion killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes in bedroom community.

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California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

March 15, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Shakin’: ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Earthquakes Ahead of Us’

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And some say that a fracking boom in California will raise the ante. …read more

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Bay Area Residents Resist Crude-by-Rail as Accidents Rise

February 17, 2014 | 9:51 am

Bay Area Residents Resist Crude-by-Rail as Accidents Rise

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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

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Leaky Natural Gas Pipes Are a Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought

February 13, 2014 | 3:19 pm

Leaky Natural Gas Pipes Are a Bigger Problem Than Previously Thought

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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

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in Mojave

February 13, 2014 | 1:23 pm

World’s Largest Solar Plant Opens in Mojave

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The Ivanpah solar farm, in California’s Mojave Desert about 40 miles south of Las Vegas, will produce enough electricity to power 140,000 homes per year. …read more

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