RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Valero LP

A collection of news and information related to Valero LP published by this site and its partners.

Top Valero LP Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • California's carbon market: Will cap-and-trade work?

     
    Nine months before California is set to finalize a trading system aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions, participants have the jitters. Litigation threatens to delay the start of the multibillion-dollar program, and industry executives worry that...
  • Sierra Club calls on Gov. Brown to revise global warming plan

     
    The Sierra Club of California, the state’s oldest and largest environmental group, called on Gov. Jerry Brown this week to substantially rewrite the cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger considered to be...
  • TUNISIA: Schools shuttered as protests continue; president promises jobs

     
    Riots and protests continued Monday across Tunisia with opposition sources saying as many as 24 people have been killed in clashes between police and youths angry over unemployment and a lack of political freedom under the reign of President Zine......
  • IRAN: Human-rights lawyer sentenced to 11 years in prison, barred from law for 20 [Updated]

     
    [Updated, Jan. 11, 2:09 a.m. PDT: The United States has now spoken out against the sentencing of human-rights lawyer Nasrine Sotoudeh to 11 years in prison. In a press statement. State Department spokesman Philip J. Crowley called the sentence "unjust.......
  • Prop. 26 confusion: What's a tax?

     
    When should a "fee" be called a "tax"? Is it a tax or a fee when the government slaps a 20-cent-per-pack levy on cigarettes to help clean up litter -- as San Francisco has? Is it a fee or a......
  • Los Angeles region to curb lung-damaging sulfur pollution

     
    Amid a gray landscape of oil refinery smokestacks and storage tanks, a massive pile of neon-yellow sulfur sits alongside the Port of Long Beach. That pile, or others like it, are set to grow considerably, now that Southern California air......
  • Proposition 23: Backers were outspent, out-organized (UPDATED)

     
    The fight over Proposition 23, the ballot initiative to suspend California's global warming law, "will definitely be a David versus Goliath battle," Steve Maviglio, spokesman for the opponents told a reporter in September. "Our slingshot versus their oily...
  • Poll: Moderate Republicans reject Prop. 23

     
    Around the country, global warming has become a flashpoint for Republicans running for election. "Tea party" activists have also focused on climate change legislation as an ideological and economic wedge issue. But in California, moderate and liberal...
  • Global warming, environmental funds, parks featured on California ballot

     
    Voters in the Golden State headed to the polls Tuesday and faced the usual cluttered politi-prose of ballot initiatives. They can be forgiven if they're tempted to vote "no" across the board, and for environmentalists, that's two-thirds right. Here are......
  • Prop. 23: Why did Valero launch a campaign against California's climate law?

     
    In the most closely watched environmental election fight in the country, national conservation groups, Silicon Valley moguls, Hollywood celebrities and California politicians have waged a scorched-earth campaign against Valero Energy Corp., the nation's...
  • Prop. 26: A new strategy for big oil companies?

     
    When Chevron, California's largest company, looked at how it could wield influence in this election cycle, it shunned Proposition 23, the high-profile ballot initiative to suspend the state's global-warming law. So did Shell, Conoco Phillips and...