The impact of underground injection wells on aquifers is not well understood, but the state continues to allow their proliferation.
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt was publicly optimistic about a Chevron oil refinery spill. In private he offered a much more critical assessment.
One of the state's most polluted counties is poised to rubber stamp new oil and gas wells for decades to come—putting its most vulnerable residents at...
The California governor has so far approved more than 8,000 fossil fuel permits on private and state lands.
The county’s efforts to enact environmental safety measures are being met with fierce resistance.