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March 16, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pacific Pipeline System Wins Key Approval: Texaco Inc., Chevron Corp., Unocal Corp. and Anschutz Co. said an oil pipeline they want to build in California has won the support of an examiner for state regulators. Victor Ryerson, an administrative law judge for the state Public Utilities Commission, found the $215-million Pacific Pipeline System Inc. project information in a final report on the project's possible environmental impact is accurate.
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March 16, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Pacific Pipeline System Wins Key Approval: Texaco Inc., Chevron Corp., Unocal Corp. and Anschutz Co. said an oil pipeline they want to build in California has won the support of an examiner for state regulators. Victor Ryerson, an administrative law judge for the state Public Utilities Commission, found the $215-million Pacific Pipeline System Inc. project information in a final report on the project's possible environmental impact is accurate.
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October 21, 1988 | MICHAEL CONNELLY, Times Staff Writer
Although the Mobil Oil Corp. pipeline that ruptured twice last month in the San Fernando Valley meets all safety regulations, members of a state Senate committee expressed doubt Thursday that future accidents can be avoided. Two members of the Senate Committee on Toxics and Public Safety Management held a public hearing in Van Nuys on the Sept. 10 and Sept. 27 pipeline ruptures and called for more frequent and thorough safety testing of oil pipelines in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 2010 | By Margot Roosevelt, Los Angeles Times
The fight over a November ballot initiative to suspend California's global warming law has escalated sharply with the Koch brothers, oil billionaires and "tea party" backers, making a million-dollar entry into the fray. The contribution to the campaign for Proposition 23 came Thursday from a subsidiary of Wichita, Kan.-based Koch Industries, the nation's second-largest private company (after the agribusiness giant Cargill). A spokeswoman for the subsidiary, Flint Hills Resources, said the company "may consider additional support.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1989 | JESUS SANCHEZ, Times Staff Writer
A massive oil spill that forced the closing of an Alaskan port has California oil refiners bracing themselves for possible shortages of crude oil if shipments do not resume quickly, say company officials. "If it stays closed for a couple of days it would disrupt supplies," said Chevron spokesman Mike Libbey. "Several days of that and you will start seeing gasoline shortages on the street."
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December 29, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The disastrous break of a decades-old pipeline that spilled 84,000 gallons of oil in a wetlands area near Oxnard raises new questions about whether tougher maintenance and inspection standards should be set by regulatory agencies for aging oil fields, state officials said Tuesday. "The old pipelines are a problem," state Resources Agency Secretary Douglas Wheeler, a member of Gov. Pete Wilson's Cabinet, said while monitoring the spill at McGrath State Beach.
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