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KGO ABC TV-7 San Francisco: Tom Steyer & Consumer Watchdog Take On Oil Company Price Gouging

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KGO ABC TV-7 San Francisco
 
Michael Finney covers a new report from Consumer Watchodg that confirms what California motorists have long suspected — oil refiners are drawing deep profits from gasoline price spikes. Tom Steyer & Jamie Court explain.

Californians Getting Gouged At The Gas Pump

Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court with radio host Norman Goldman discuss the reasons for the volatility of gas prices and how Californians have been paying extra to the big oil companies.

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Tom Steyer and Consumer Watchdog Call On Legislators To Make Oil Company Executives Answer For February’s $550 Million Gas Price Spike

Business leader, philanthropist and climate activist Tom Steyer and Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court asked California lawmakers to subpoena oil industry executives to explain why California’s gasoline market is structured for shortages and volatility.
 

Jamie Court testifies at the California State Senate - March 24 2015

PG&E Proposal Will Monopolize Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Central and Northern CA at Ratepayer Expense

The California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) should reject a PG&E proposal to monopolize electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure on grounds that it will raise costs for ratepayers while stifling innovation. PG&E has proposed to charge ratepayers to install 25,100 EV charging stations, whether or not they are EV drivers.

Exxon Misrepresents Torrance Refinery Safety Record and Explosion’s Effect on Gas Prices to Lawmakers at Town Hall Hearing

Exxon misrepresented its safety record at its Torrance refinery to lawmakers at a public hearing at Torrance City Hall last week, suggesting its February 18 explosion and fire was unique, and did not acknowledge how extensively the blast damaged its ability to supply gasoline.

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