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  • Funnel cloud passes over Texas refining hub, no damage

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A slender funnel cloud passed over the refining hub of Texas City, Texas, on Monday but never touched down, the city's emergency management director said. "There's no damage due to the funnel," said Derek Duckett, Texas City emergency...
  • Energy Department predicted the 2011 boom in U.S. fuel exports

     
    Joanne Shore, team leader and lead operations research analyst at the Energy Department's Energy Information Administration, and colleague John Hackworth essentially explained why Americans were about to pay more for gasoline in 2011 than they ever had...
  • California adopts historic cap-and-trade regulations

     
    The California Air Resources Board on Thursday approved the nation's first cap-and-trade program to limit heat-trapping greenhouse gas....
  • Michael Hiltzik: Adam Smith Foundation, meet Adam Smith

     
    In the Woody Allen movie "Hannah and her Sisters," the dour character played by Max von Sydow remarks, "If Jesus Christ ever came back and saw what was going on in his name, he'd never stop throwing up." You could......
  • Mayor Villaraigosa: 'Go home, Texas oil companies!'

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Tuesday rebuked Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp., which operate refineries in Wilmington, for bankrolling a measure that would effectively scuttle the state's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. "Go home, Texas...
  • Billionaire Koch brothers back suspension of California climate law

     
    A company owned by oil billionaires Charles and David Koch has contributed $1 million to Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California’s groundbreaking 2006 global-warming law. The contribution came from Flint Hills Resources LP,...
  • Prop. 23: Terrorism vs. gas price hikes?

     
    The fight over Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California's global warming law, turned ugly this week, with personal attacks and emotionally charged rhetoric on both sides. In a conference call with news media Thursday, former...
  • Proposition 23: Would it worsen gas-price shocks?

     
    California’s 2006 global-warming law would save the state’s consumers as much as $670 per household in 2020, in the event of a global surge in the price of crude oil, according to a report released Monday by economists for alternative-energy......
  • Prop. 23: Oil giants are divided

     
    Are the big oil companies really backing Proposition 23? Maybe not. Among California's major oil refiners, Shell Oil opposes the November ballot initiative to suspend the state’s global warming law. Chevron Corp. is officially neutral. Exxon Mobil and...
  • Proposition 23: Environmentalists power up

     
    California environmental groups are launching a massive grassroots organizing effort to defeat Proposition 23, the November ballot initiative to suspend the state's 2006 global warming law. On Monday, a conference call to rally opposition drew 23,077...
  • Proposition 23 poll shows a dead heat among California voters

     
    California voters believe global warming is a significant issue and are inclined to trust scientific views on the subject, but they remain closely divided on a November ballot measure that would suspend the state's global warming statute, according to a.....