California Proposes Ban On Oil Drilling Near NeighborhoodsGovernor Gavin Newsom's newest proposal outlines a ban on oil drilling within the vicinity of schools and neighborhoods in an effort to protect public health and safety.
US Oil Rig Count Down By 3 To 936; Up Over 240 Since This Time Last YearAmong oil- and gas-producing states, Wyoming gained three rigs, West Virginia increased by two and Louisiana, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Texas each gained one.
Residents March In Protest Of Oil Drilling In South LA NeighborhoodResidents Thursday marched in protest of oil drilling in their South Los Angeles neighborhood.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
City Council Orders Investigation Into Possible Connection Between Fracking, Seismic ActivityCity 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.
Gov. Brown Signs State's First Fracking RulesGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that will establish California's first rules detailing how oil drillers use a technique known as fracking.
Passing Third Bill, House Says 'Drill Baby, Drill'The Republican-controlled House has easily passed the last of three bills to expedite and expand oil and gas drilling.