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Bush Blames $115 Oil on OPEC

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

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Bush Blames $115 Oil on OPEC

NEWS RELEASE:  CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522 ext. 305; or cell, 213-280-0175 April 16, 2008 New Oil Price Spike to $115 a Barrel Shows a "Two-Faced" White House That Takes Oil Off U.S. Markets While Blaming OPEC Consumer Watchdog Renews Call for Bush to Stop Buying Oil for U.S. Reserve, Release Oil to Dampen Price Santa […]

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Fuel Spike Demands DC Action

Friday, April 11, 2008

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Fuel Spike Demands DC Action

NEWS RELEASE: April 11, 2008 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 213-280-0175; or Jamie Court, 310-392-0522, ext. 327 Relentless Fuel Price Spike Demands White House Action, Says Consumer Watchdog Group Asks President to Deflate Oil Markets With Immediate Releases From Strategic Reserve Santa Monica, CA — As gasoline and diesel prices reached another daily record price today, Consumer […]

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Where's Congress, White House on Gas Prices?

Monday, April 7, 2008

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Where's Congress, White House on Gas Prices?

NEWS RELEASE:  April 07, 2008  Gallon of Regular Gasoline Spikes Nearly a Nickel in a Week, 17 Cents Since March 3 Refineries’ Profit Surge Comes On Top of Record Profits Reaped From High Oil Prices; Group Asks, “Where’s the White House? Where’s Congress?” CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305,  Santa Monica, CA — At the […]

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A Chevron Ghost Town?

Thursday, April 3, 2008

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A Chevron Ghost Town?

04-03-08 by simpson Residents of the tiny Central Coast community of Casmalia are asking if Oil Giant Chevron, which supplies water to the community through a subsidiary, wants to turn the hamlet into a ghost town. You’ll recall that the Casmite, the Chevron-owned company supplying water to the community’s 200 residents asked the Public Utilities […]

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Gas Prices Hit Records Across U.S.

Monday, March 31, 2008

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Gas Prices Hit Records Across U.S.

NEWS RELEASE:  March 31, 2008 Contact: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or cell: 213-280-0175 Gasoline Prices Hit Records in U.S., 17 States; Congress Prepares to Question Oil Execs Group Calls for Passage of Stalled Renewable Energy Bill, Oversight of Trading Markets Gasoline pumps prices rose to yet another record today and over the weekend, both […]

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CA Gas Price Tops Hawaii

Monday, March 17, 2008

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CA Gas Price Tops Hawaii

NEWS RELEASE – Contact: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, x 305 (cell: 213 280-0175), or Jamie Court, x 327  Californians Say Aloha (in the Bye-Bye Sense) to Their Savings — State Gasoline Price Tops Hawaii California’s Record Pump Price is $3.634, Usual Leader Hawaii Drops to $3.62 — Group Praises Hawaii Effort to Expose Profits Santa Monica, […]

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Record Prices Hammer Economy

Monday, March 10, 2008

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Record Prices Hammer Economy

NEWS RELEASE March 10, 2008 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or Jamie Court, ext. 327 Daily Record Prices for Oil, Gasoline Hammer Consumers and U.S. Economy Group Calls for Swift Action to Curb, Regulate Energy Speculators, ‘Today’s Enron Rogues’ Santa Monica, CA — Congress and President Bush must take joint action against the speculators […]

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Other Side of Exxon's Mouth

Friday, March 7, 2008

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Other Side of Exxon's Mouth

3-07-08 by dugan   The next time you pump $70 worth of $3.50 a gallon gasoline into your tank, munch on this thought: When ExxonMobil defends its $41 billion yearly profit profit to us angry peasants, it’s a mere "10 percent of revenue," just like other big companies and less than, say, big tech companies. […]

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Chevron's Water Fight

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

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Chevron's Water Fight

3-04-08 by simpson A California Public Utilities Commission staff report recommends a whopping 89.7 percent rate increase for a Chevron-owned water company serving the tiny hamlet of Casmalia.  Not as outrageous as the 138 percent increase the company asked for, it still threatens the town’s existence. The PUC proposed hike would mean an average $217 […]

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CA Gas Prices Top Record

Monday, March 3, 2008

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CA Gas Prices Top Record

NEWS RELEASE March 3, 2008 CONTACT: Judy Dugan, 310-392-0522, ext. 305, or Jamie Court, ext. 327 California Gasoline Price to Top All-Time Record As Speculators Drive Crude Oil Price to Near $104 U.S. Price Also Near Record; Group Demands Curbs on Speculation, Action on Oil Subsidies Santa Monica, CA — Spiking gasoline prices are pushing […]

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