A group of farmers and others in Central California’s Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.
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.
Earthquakes are part of living in California.
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.
A new poll shows a ballot initiative that would suspend California’s greenhouse gas emissions law losing support.