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February 23, 1995
About 4,200 gallons of oil from a ruptured Unocal pipeline seeped into the San Gabriel River, coating at least 50 birds, officials said. Workers from the state Department of Fish and Game and Unocal have spread more than 2,000 feet of containment booms along the river to catch the oil. About 36,000 gallons gushed from a 10-inch pipeline after it was clipped Monday afternoon during construction of a Norwalk Metrolink station, south of Imperial Highway near Bloomfield Avenue.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 23, 1995
About 4,200 gallons of oil from a ruptured Unocal pipeline seeped into the San Gabriel River, coating at least 50 birds, officials said. Workers from the state Department of Fish and Game and Unocal have spread more than 2,000 feet of containment booms along the river to catch the oil. About 36,000 gallons gushed from a 10-inch pipeline after it was clipped Monday afternoon during construction of a Norwalk Metrolink station, south of Imperial Highway near Bloomfield Avenue.
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BUSINESS
July 20, 1991
Unocal Inc., the Los Angeles-based energy company, plans to lay off 100 employees here in a bid to cut research costs in its science and technology division. The cuts amount to 13% of the 780 employees at Unocal's Fred L. Hartley Research Center, said Art Bentley, a company spokesman. The company will begin notifying employees Monday, and the layoffs will occur in August. Bentley said workers will receive one week's severance pay for each year of employment, up to 52 weeks.
BUSINESS
May 20, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Unocal, Mesa Inc. Trial Postponed: Mesa Inc. said the trial for the lawsuit brought against it by Unocal Corp. will be delayed until Oct. 12 because of the court's calendar. The trial was scheduled to begin on June 8 in Federal District Court for the Central District of California. The lawsuit related to its 1985 purchase of a stake in Unocal. Unocal alleges that Mesa was technically an "insider" and therefore should be stripped of its profit on the subsequent disposition of the Unocal stock.
BUSINESS
May 2, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Unocal Inc.'s credit outlook was revised to negative by Moody's Investors Service and its rating was reduced by Egan-Jones Ratings Co. after the oil and natural-gas producer said first-quarter profit plunged. Egan-Jones cut Unocal one level to BBB from BBB-plus after the company said Tuesday that net income fell 93% from a year earlier and that output at a Gulf of Mexico oilfield dropped. The rating is two notches above "junk" status.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1988
In the latest round of a battle for control of a Dana Point mobile home park, its operators have filed suit against a tenants group that is seeking to purchase the property. The suit, filed Friday in Orange County Superior Court, claims that the tenants group has interfered with efforts by Dana Point Mobilehome Estates, a partnership that holds the lease to the park, to negotiate a new contract with Unocal Inc., which owns the park property. The suit also names Mitchell Management Co.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 12, 1988 | JIM CARLTON, Times Staff Writer
When A. W. Faber and his wife, Irene, moved into the Dana Point Marina Mobile Home Estates last summer, the elderly couple thought that they could live out their remaining years in peace, just a short walk from the ocean. Instead they have found nothing but trouble.
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December 1, 1991 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Manufacturing firms in Southern California legally put about 50 million pounds of toxic compounds into the air in 1990, 10% less than a year earlier, according to reports filed by the companies. The materials include chemicals that contribute to smog, deplete the Earth's protective ozone layer and are suspected of causing cancer and reproductive harm. In 1990, 110 manufacturers emitted at least 100,000 pounds each. Eighteen discharged more than 500,000 pounds, the company reports to the U. S.
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