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News Story
4/1/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
A sickening odor of gasoline hung along Wilmington’s waterfront as people filed out of last week’s meeting with California Energy Commission officials on a state proposal to minimize local say over construction of oil-industry facilities. Vapors from a nearby refinery or tanker ship were a pungent reminder of why residents of...
Blog Post
2/5/2004
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Campaign reports filed late tonight show that Arnold has transferred another $1 million from his "Recovery Team" to the committee to pass his $15 billion bond measure. That makes a total of $2 million transferred into the bond committee in the last nine days. In the same nine days, over $2.5 million poured into the "Recovery Team,...
Blog Post
12/10/2003
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
ChevronTexaco's recent half-million dollar gift to the Republican party after years of giving only small change may be fueling more than the rising star of former-Chevron-lobbyist-turned-Schwarzenegger-Chief of-Staff Patricia Clarey. Air pollution is on the rise and that could mean changing gas formulations to reduce emissions. Any modification in...