Articles Tagged With ‘Natural Gas’




Trump signs executive order that could allow new drilling off California Coast

To the dismay of many Californians, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that could allow for new oil and gas drilling off the California Coast. The “America-First Offshore Energy Strategy,” which Trump signed on Friday, aims to open... (Continue reading)

Gas leak leads to evacuations in downtown SLO

A gas leak on the 800 block of Monterey Street in downtown San Luis Obispo led to business evacuations and a partial road closure Wednesday morning. At about 11 a.m., construction crews working on the Chinatown development project hit a... (Continue reading)

Fracking gets government attention

Oil companies in California utilizing hydraulic fracturing — fracking — will be required to disclose that information if Gov. Jerry Brown has his way. (Sacramento Bee) The governor said Tuesday it would be the first application of such a regulation,... (Continue reading)

Fire raises questions about transmission line safety

As investigators search for clues to Thursday night’s devastating San Bruno fire, questions are being raised about the safety of natural gas transmission lines maintained by PG&E. [LA Times] Four people were killed, dozens were injured, and 37 homes were... (Continue reading)