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California's oil future goes to court

California's oil future goes to court

The future of oil production in California could hinge on one court hearing this week in Bakersfield.

The oil well next door: California's silent health hazard
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The oil well next door: California's silent health hazard

Unlike other oil-producing states, much of the drilling in California takes place in residential neighborhoods, often in Spanish-speaking communities. Despite mounting complaints about pollution from the wells, the state has failed to take action.

Are California oil companies complying with the law? Even regulators often don't know
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Are California oil companies complying with the law? Even regulators often don't know

This oil and gas regulatory agency was given more resources to protect the public and environment. But with its “useless” record-keeping system and lax enforcement practices, it still struggles to hold delinquent companies accountable.
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