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California Freezes New Fracking Permits – But All Oil Drilling Permits Still Outpace 2018

State oil and gas regulators have not issued a new permit for fracking or acidizing in California since mid-July and have slowed the overall … A halt of approvals of new oil extraction wells that …

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Newsom Freezes New Fracking Permits In California & Slows Rate of Oil Well Approvals Since Summer; 2019 State Oil Well Permits Still Outpace 2018

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Since mid-July, state regulators have not issued a new permit for fracking or acidizing in California and have slowed the overall rate of permitting oil …

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Fracking Under Fire In California

For years, environmental groups pressured former Governor Jerry Brown to ban fracking. He resisted, and instead focused his environmental efforts … “I don’t know there’s a better place in the world …

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Energy Storage News: CATL Factory In Germany & Rio Tinto’s Lithium Plant In California

CATL battery factorySupply increases to meet demand. CATL is building its first battery factory outside China in Germany and Rio Tinto says leftover rocks from its borax mine in California may have a higher concentration of lithium that any other US location.

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Wildfires in California, Snow in North Dakota and Rain in the East – U.S. News & World Report

Wildfires in California, Snow in North Dakota and Rain in the East  U.S. News & World Report

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California fines Chevron over Kern County oil leaks

California regulators have fined Chevron $ 2.7 million for violations at a facility in Kern County where there have been multiple oil leaks. The Department of Conservation’s Division of Oil, Gas and …

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California Pressures Chevron Over Central California Oil Leaks

BAKERSFIELD (AP) – California regulators have ordered Chevron to provide more information about eight recent or ongoing oil leaks near a facility in Kern County. The Bakersfield Californian …

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California implements revolutionary new utility model for gas leaks

So, while the federal government looks to take another step backwards on oil and gas climate pollution … it fundamentally alters the utility business model for leak control and sets an approach for …

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California Highway Patrol Posts Photo Of Tesla Semi Hauling Cinder Blocks

The Tesla Semi has been photographed at a CHP inspection station near the Donner Pass. The driver says it is meeting or exceeding its range expectations.

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In California oil country, the biggest spill in decades spurs defiance

Hardly a day goes by without reports of the growing oil leak in nearby Cymric oil field. So far, more than 900,000 gallons of oil and brine have oozed from a Chevron Corp. well, and filled a dry creek …

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