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California to have highest gas prices in nation when new gas tax kicks in July 1

California to have highest gas prices in nation when new gas tax kicks in July 1

By Leo Stallworth LOS ANGELES (KABC) — When the new gas tax kicks in July 1, California will have the highest gas tax in the country. The new gas tax will add an additional 5.6 cents per gallon of gas. Consumer Watchdog President Jaime Court argues even though the new gas tax is expected to generate […]

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

Why Gas Prices Are Spiking

By Jill Cowan Gas is never cheap in California. But if you’ve filled up your tank in recent days, you may have found yourself wincing more than usual. That’s because, for the first time since July 2015, the average price for a gallon of gas in the Golden State pushed past $4, Dan McTeague, a senior petroleum analyst […]

Average gas price in California predicted to hit $4 a gallon

Average gas price in California predicted to hit $4 a gallon

By Amy Graff, SFGATE The price of gas is now above $3.50 a gallon in all major cities across California. And in San Francisco where the average is the highest in the state at $3.71, you might have already paid more than $4 at a pricier station. As oil prices soar, the price of gas is […]

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

Ventura College Hosts Climate Action Summit

VENTURA, CA. – April 14, 2018 – Ventura College GeoSciences Department is thrilled to announce that as part of it’s 9th Annual Earth Week Celebration, they will be partnering with 350 Ventura County Climate Hub to host an informative Climate Action Summit to be held Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Applied Sciences Building […]

Politicians must consider unintended consequences

Politicians must consider unintended consequences

    By Paul Driessen It’s become a recurring, frustrating pattern, as legislators and regulators ignore the immutable laws of unintended consequences, to drive political agendas or aid favored constituencies, while harming others. A good example is corporate average fuel economy (CAFÉ) standards on vehicles. Originally enacted in 1975 to offset the impacts of the […]

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

Lease the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)– To Benefit All Americans

. By Paul Driessen Under the current offshore energy program developed during the Obama years, 94% of the nation’s Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) is off limits to leasing and drilling. Under the Draft Proposed Program (DPP) announced January 4 by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, over 90% of OCS acreage and 98% of “undiscovered, technically recoverable oil and […]

Report: Public Opposes Toxic Wastewater Disposal in National Forrest Aquifer

Report: Public Opposes Toxic Wastewater Disposal in National Forrest Aquifer

Fillmore, CA – Today, Los Padres ForestWatch released a report highlighting widespread community opposition to an oil company’s proposal to dump toxic wastewater into an aquifer beneath the Los Padres National Forest, less than a mile upstream from homes and ranches in Fillmore. The report analyzes all 670 comments submitted to the California Division of […]

Trump administration moves to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts

Trump administration moves to expand oil and gas drilling off US coasts

The Trump administration, inviting a political backlash from coastal state leaders, on Thursday proposed to open for exploration the largest expanse of the nation’s offshore oil and natural gas reserves ever offered to global energy companies.

Harvey is hurting Texas’ refinery output, but storm’s full economic hit is too early to tell

Harvey is hurting Texas’ refinery output, but storm’s full economic hit is too early to tell

Days of torrential rains and flooding in southeast Texas have brought the country’s fourth-largest city to a standstill, but economists say it’s still too soon to tell how much of a toll Tropical Storm Harvey will take on the economies of the Gulf Coast and the nation. Even more rain has been forecast for the […]

Energy, Pump Prices And Consumers

Energy, Pump Prices And Consumers

A couple of data points for the minority leader of the U.S. Senate, who asserted earlier this week that gasoline prices never go down. The first point is that gasoline prices have come down. Nationally, the average price of a gallon of gasoline the third week of July was $2.392 – about 42 percent lower […]

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