Surging levels of potentially toxic chemicals have prompted city officials to join a lawsuit against the multinational firm.
Hurricane Irene may be on her way into Canada, but she has left a mess of gas prices here in the Southland.
A group of Long Beach City Council members unveiled a well-oiled plan on Tuesday they’ve to avoid more cutbacks in police and fire protection.
Gas prices are down across the Southland due to the falling cost of crude oil. While this may ease pain at the pump, financial analysts say the faltering prices are just another indication that the economy is struggling yet again.
The oil traveled more than a mile through a flood control channel on the Morongo Indian reservation, but no evacuations were necessary.
The Coast Guard said they have been unable to locate the source of oil that spilled on at least four brown pelicans near Santa Barbara.
Residents are bitterly divided over the city’s plans to drill for oil on land that had initially been purchased as a nature preserve to drive away potential drillers.
There are some pretty unique features to this city, including those oil islands right off the downtown shoreline.
If you’ve been to the downtown shoreline in Long Beach, you’ve seen the oil islands that are disguised as high-rise apartments.
The U.S. could soon be swimming in crude oil after a decision to release up t0 60 million barrels from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
A Field Poll finds voter support dwindling for the building of more nuclear power plants in California, but a majority believes the state’s existing plants are safe.
An effort to scope out potentially untapped oil fields in the Southland was underway just as drivers revved up their engines for the long holiday weekend.
Are you sick of emptying your wallet while filling up the tank? A new bipartisan study says you should blame the greenback.
Drivers in Wilmington waited in long lines at the Valero gas station in Wilmington for premium unleaded at $1.10-a-gallon, but it turns out it was all a computer glitch.
The main reason: shoppers fear the high price tag for most hybrid and electric vehicles may be too high to offset the savings they can expect at the pump.