Mar 10, 2016

Supervisor wants city to get out of the oil business - San Francisco Chronicle

While the city has an ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions, it also makes hundreds of thousands of dollars every year leasing 800 acres of city-owned land in Kern County to Chevron for fossil fuel extraction. The most interesting aspect of this tale is perhaps how the city got into the oil business in the first place. In 1941, a businessman named Alfred Fuhrman bequeathed stocks and...

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