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Congress probing SB oil spill

The House Energy and Commerce Committee asked operator Plains All American Pipeline for detailed information on maintenance of the failed line.

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CA farmers may defy notice to stop irrigating

Farmers in at least two California irrigation districts are considering whether to ignore a letter from the state calling for historic cuts in water use during the drought.

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