Oil Companies

Drought And Aquifers

California Farmers Sue Over Contaminated Water Aquifers

A group of farmers and others in Central California’s Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.

06/03/2015

(CBS)

City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic Activity

City Council members Tuesday called on city staff to investigate whether natural gas and oil drilling methods, such as fracking, helped trigger Monday’s magnitude-4.4 earthquake.

03/18/2014

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Many Scientists Now Believe Humans Are Causing Some Earthquakes

Earthquakes are part of living in California.

02/28/2013

(credit: CBS)

Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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Poll: Proposition 23 Is Losing Support

A new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.

10/25/2010