July

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EPA fines ExxonMobil subsidiary for fracking spill

It has also ordered the company to invest at least $20 million in an improved fracking wastewater management system, which would prevent future incidents.

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Keystone XL pipeline means “death” for Native Americans

The KXL project, if approved, would stretch 1,179 miles to transport tar sands oil, the dirtiest in the industry, from Canada through the U.S. Northern Plains to refineries in Texas.

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Labor and community battle Chevron over environment

The largest greenhouse gas polluter in the state, Chevron, along with the other four Bay Area refineries, is already refining tar sands oil from Canada, brought into the area by rail.