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City orders tougher rules for oil drilling site near South L.A. homes

Published: 
Fri, 10/13/2017 (All day)

City officials issued a set of stringent rules Friday that an oil company must follow if it wants to continue operating a drilling site next to homes in South Los Angeles.

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Shell's withdrawal from the Beaufort and Chukchi seas isn't all good news for the Arctic

Published: 
Tue, 09/29/2015 (All day)

It's tempting to think of the latest oil-drilling news as a victory: Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced that it was ending its barely begun operations in the Arctic seas off Alaska because its first exploration showed disappointing stores of oil in an area that had been considered one of the most promising.

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Crews work to assess, control Santa Barbara-area oil spill

Published: 
Thu, 05/21/2015 (All day)

Efforts to clean the crude-stained Santa Barbara coastline ramped up Thursday as scientists, government officials and workers tried to get a handle on the size, extent and environmental impact of Tuesday's oil spill.