DeSmogBlog: After Los Angeles Youth Sued City for Discriminatory Drilling Practices, the Oil Industry Sued Back

Los Angeles is a city built on oil, and even today more than a thousand derricks still pump it from the shallow reserves beneath the city. While some oil wells are camouflaged behind colorfully painted towers or bland beige structures resembling office buildings, many of them draw up crude oil in the open, surprisingly close to homes, stores, restaurants, schools, and churches. 

“Every…

2017-04-03 11:58


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