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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1988
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has responsibility for controlling air pollution in the area. It has the power to seek court-imposed fines against polluters of $25 to $25,000 a day, based on such factors as the extent that emissions exceed legal limits, the potential danger to the public, whether the violation was intentional or accidental and the company's history of violations. These are the 10 highest penalties paid in May: COMPANY TYPE OF BUSINESS PENALTY Mobil Oil Corp.
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NEWS
May 4, 1991
Charles F. Jones, 79, a former president and vice chairman of Humble Oil & Refining Co., the forerunner of Exxon Co. USA. Jones was president of Humble from 1964 until 1970, then vice chairman until 1972, when he retired. He later became dean of the college of business administration at the University of Houston and worked as a management consultant. He was a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and served on the boards of several companies.
NEWS
March 4, 1989 | From Associated Press
A tanker carrying 3.7 million gallons of crude oil ran aground in stormy seas off Hawaii, spilling about 117,000 gallons of fuel oil and crude, officials said Friday. Some of the oil that spilled from the 800-foot tanker washed ashore along a one- to two-mile stretch of beach at Barbers Point on Oahu's southwest coast, Coast Guard Lt. Brad Nelson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1990 | THIA BELL
Charlie Lyons' goal as the new president of the United Way of Ventura County is to get more people involved in contribution campaigns. Lyons, of Westlake Village, has been selected as president for 1990-1991. He succeeds Laura McAvoy. Lyons, the manager of Exxon Co. USA's division in Thousand Oaks, said he sees a need to get more businesses and individuals to contribute to the United Way. Hundreds of businesses in the county do not contribute, he said.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1992 | JACK SEARLES
Two Ventura-based geological and geotechnical engineering companies, Fugro-McLelland (West) Inc. and Staal, Gardner & Dunne Inc., have merged but will continue to serve their clients separately. The surviving company, Fugro-McLelland (West), is a subsidiary of Fugro-McLelland B.V., a privately held Dutch concern with annual revenue of $240 million. As a result of the merger, Fugro-McLelland (West) will have a staff of 120 throughout California. Timothy N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 20, 1988
At a time when concern over the disappearing ozone layer and the rapidly appearing greenhouse effect is at an all-time high, it is more than a trifle disconcerting to see your chart of "Top Air Pollution Penalties" (Metro, July 7) for the month of May. With a maximum penalty from the South Coast Air Quality Management District set at $25,000 per day, Mobil Oil Corp. in Torrance was fined a total of $9,250 for the entire month. Various other textile and petroleum processing firms were also listed, including such hard-hitters as Shell Oil Co. and Exxon Co. USA. Fining a multibillion-dollar corporation a paltry $9,000 a month or less for violating air pollution standards is like ordering a murderer to pay for the ammunition he spent while shooting somebody--and then setting him free.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 14, 1990 | JOANNA MILLER
Ventura County supervisors, reacting to the oil tanker mishap that blackened Orange County beaches, Tuesday ordered the creation of a team of specialists to respond immediately to any spill. The supervisors directed the county's Office of Emergency Services to form an oil-spill response team with representatives from private industry and public agencies. Primary responsibility for cleanup in the event of a shipping accident at sea would fall on federal and state agencies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1992 | ROBYN LOEWENTHAL
More than 10,000 people are expected to attend ArtWalk '92, a juried fine arts and designer crafts exhibition to be held Saturday and Sunday. The fifth annual event, featuring the works of 145 local and visiting artists, is presented by the Conejo Valley Art Museum in conjunction with the Conejo Recreation and Park District as part of the Thousand Oaks Arts Festival '92. As part of ArtWalk '92, a preview and fund-raiser will be held from 7 to 9 p.m.
BUSINESS
November 10, 1992 | From Associated Press
Exxon Corp. gasoline dealers who sued to stop the oil giant from abandoning the Southern California retail market have won a judge's order blocking the exodus until a trial is held. Exxon's domestic oil and gas division said in May that it would stop selling motor fuel at its 156 stations in Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura counties this fall. It was one of a series of cutbacks by the oil company to try to keep costs down. However, in a Friday ruling that was made public Monday, U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 1990 | JOANNA M. MILLER
Exxon Co. USA will hire 600 workers, many from Ventura County, to build new onshore and offshore oil-processing facilities in Santa Barbara, the company announced Friday from its Thousand Oaks production office. The Ventura County Contractors Assn. applauded the announcement as a much-needed boost to the county building industry, which says that there have been fewer local projects because of growth controls in cities throughout the county.
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