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  • In Dutch court, Shell pushes Greenpeace to stay back or pay up

     
    Shell has taken Greenpeace International to a Dutch court in an attempt to keep protesters at least 500 meters away from its properties -- or face fines of nearly $1.3 million or more. The court case was triggered by the latest round of Greenpeace...
  • Corbett defends donor-funded vacation to Rhode Island.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett on Thursday defended his decision to let a businessman and campaign donor with ties to the Marcellus shale industry cover his and First Lady Susan Corbett's travel costs on a vacation to Rhode Island last year. In......
  • Bernard B. Roth dies at 95; founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp.

    Bernard B. Roth dies at 95; founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp.
    Bernard B. Roth, founder of South Gate-based World Oil Corp. and an early promoter of self-service gas stations at a time when pumping your own gas was considered novel and possibly dangerous, has died. He was 95. He died Sunday night at his Beverly...
  • BP, Caterpillar and ConocoPhillips leave the U.S. Climate Action Partnership

     
    Three major companies – BP America, Caterpillar Inc. and ConocoPhillips – said Tuesday that they will not renew their membership in the U.S. Climate Action Partnership. The coalition of nearly 30 companies and environmental groups was launched in 2007...
  • Energy Secretary Steven Chu talks politics and nuclear power in Santa Barbara

     
    From life in Washington to nuclear waste disposal and more, Energy Secretary Steven Chu navigated a slew of topics at a Santa Barbara conference Friday. Calling his job a sort of “multi-dimensional chess game” that involved “a lot of crystal......
  • Gulf oil spill: Oil companies to form emergency response system for future disasters

     
    Four of the world’s biggest oil companies are expected to announce Thursday the formation of a rapid-deployment response system that will be made available to capture and contain future deep-water well blowouts, according to a document detailing the...
  • Prop. 23: Why did Valero launch a campaign against California's climate law?

     
    In the most closely watched environmental election fight in the country, national conservation groups, Silicon Valley moguls, Hollywood celebrities and California politicians have waged a scorched-earth campaign against Valero Energy Corp., the nation's...
  • California regulator sues state agency over Iran sanctions

     
    California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner on Tuesday sued an obscure state agency, alleging it illegally threw out a proposed regulation aimed at pressuring insurers who invest in Iran. In June 2009, Poizner, a Republican set to leave office at the....
  • Iran disinvestment law is working, Poizner says

     
    Four international oil-related companies have stopped doing business in Iran, providing evidence that a California effort to economically pressure the Islamic republic is having an effect, outgoing state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner said Tuesday....
  • Shell oil company nixes drilling in Alaskan Arctic for 2011

     
    Shell announced on Thursday it would forgo exploratory drilling in the Alaskan Arctic for this year, the result of a ruling last month that revoked the oil giant’s federal clean-air permits that allowed drilling ships and support vessels to operate........