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Massive 6.9 quake strikes off California coast, north of San Francisco

A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck late Sunday off the coast of northern California, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of damage or a tsunami threat. The quake struck at 0518 GMT with an epicenter located 77……

Oil rigs dumping billion of gallons of fracking waste off California coast with OK from feds

Wastewater from offshore drilling is being dumped into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California, and it’s apparently legal. Oil rig operators have federal permits to dump 9 billion gallons of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, waste into the ocean each year – enough to fill more than 100 football…