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GOLETA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 20:  Oil covers rocks on the beach near Refugio State Beach on May 20, 2015 north of Goleta, California.(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Company Hopes To Remove Ruptured Oil Pipeline Near California Coast On Tuesday

Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they hope the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California Coast can be removed for investigation by Tuesday.

05/26/2015

GOLETA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 19:  Officials walk along an the oil-covered beach on May 19, 2015 north of Goleta, California. About 21,000 gallons spilled from an abandoned pipeline on the land near Refugio State Beach, spreading over about four miles of beach within hours. The largest oil spill ever in U.S. waters at the time occurred in the same section of the coast in 1969 where numerous offshore oil platforms can be seen, giving birth to the modern American environmental movement.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Company That Owns Pipe That Leaked Oil Along Coast Downgrades Leak Estimate

Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.

05/25/2015

GOLETA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 19:  Officials walk along an the oil-covered beach on May 19, 2015 north of Goleta, California. About 21,000 gallons spilled from an abandoned pipeline on the land near Refugio State Beach, spreading over about four miles of beach within hours. The largest oil spill ever in U.S. waters at the time occurred in the same section of the coast in 1969 where numerous offshore oil platforms can be seen, giving birth to the modern American environmental movement.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Finding Cause Of Coastal Oil Spill Could Take Months

The company responsible for a pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of oil along the California coast was ordered to take a series of steps before it can restart the line, federal regulators said Friday.

05/22/2015

New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill Nears

Almost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.

04/14/2015

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Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.

02/24/2015

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Officials Say Missteps, Confusion Led To Wastewater Being Dumped Into State Aquifers

There are fears over contaminated drinking water. New state records show that California regulators have authorized gas and oil companies to inject wastewater into thousands of protected aquifers.

02/11/2015

Keystone XL Protesters (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images)

EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To Chevron

BP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.

01/29/2015

Keystone XL Pipeline (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Both Sides In Keystone XL Debate Bend Facts

Let’s check some of the claims about the pipeline as a bill approving it heads toward likely passage by the Republican-led Senate and a veto by President Barack Obama.

01/29/2015

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Gas Prices Begin To Fall Below $2 Per Gallon Near Sacramento

At a Bonfair gas station in Fairfield, the price recently dropped to $1.97. The Arco up the road says it plans to do the same next week to stay competitive.

01/21/2015

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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