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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer called on California legislators Wednesday to require oil companies to disclose how much they make in profits from refining oil in the state. Steyer was joined by the nonprofit Consumer Watchdog in condemning what they called historic profits for oil refiners at the expense...
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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A consumer advocacy group says Californians paid a $4.8-billion premium compared with prices in the rest of the nation during the first half of 2015 because of the state's gasoline price spike, and it proposed legislation to fix what it sees as problems in the market. At a news conference Wednesday, Consumer Watchdog, backed by billionaire...
News Story
8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Southland motorists are used to getting gouged at the pump. But a new report from Consumer Watchdog reveals that since the state’s record gasoline price spike began in February, Californians have paid $4.8 billion more than the rest of the nation for regular gasoline. That figure comes from a Consumer Watchdog analysis of state and federal...
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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
NextGen Climate Founder and businessman Tom Steyer joined Consumer Watchdog today to release a new report on California oil refiner price gouging. The new report used corporate and state data to analyze refiner profits in the state, which have grown exponentially since California's price spike began in February. If calls on elected officials...
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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
A billionaire climate activist joined with a consumer group to condemn historic profits by oil companies at the expense of Californians.
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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
California gas prices are typically among the most expensive in the nation, but a consumer advocacy group on Wednesday called for legislation to put a stop to what it says is major league price-gouging -- to the tune of nearly $5 billion so far this year.
News Story
8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
Billionaire activist Tom Steyer wants the Legislature to fix what he calls California’s dysfunctional gasoline market, with drivers here paying $1 more for a gallon of regular than other Americans. And if the Legislature doesn’t act, Steyer may go to the voters with a ballot measure. Steyer, a major Democratic donor and former hedge...
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8/5/2015
Posted by Mark Reback
NextGen Climate Founder and businessman Tom Steyer joined Consumer Watchdog today to release a new report on California oil refiner price gouging. See our full report at http://www.consumerwatchdog.org/blog/...
News Release
7/17/2013
Posted by Jamie Court
SANTA MONICA, CA –The Keystone XL pipeline will raise gasoline prices in the United States, hiking prices at the pump 20 to 40 cents per gallon in the Midwest, with no long-term economic benefit to the U.S. economy, says a new report by Consumer Watchdog.   The report finds that: Drivers, especially in the Midwest, would pay 20 cents...