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PG&E Upgrades Security at Substation

PG&E Upgrades Security at Substation

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An attack on a South Bay electrical substation moved San Jose into the national spotlight. The still unanswered question—was the attack a trial run by potential terrorists? After nearly two years, PG&E has made significant... Read More

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Mar 20, 2015 Share
Feds Change 30 Year Old Fracking Rules

Feds Change 30 Year Old Fracking Rules

For the first time in 30 years the federal government is updating its regulations governing fracking. Read More

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Mar 5, 2015 Share
Whistleblower Interviewed by Officials After NBC Investigation

Whistleblower Interviewed by Officials After NBC Investigation

Darrell Whitman says the United States Office of Special Counsel began looking into his claims of corruption inside the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program after he raised concerns about what he calls mismanagement and pressure... Read More

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Mar 3, 2015 Share
Thousands of Oil Wells Are Dumping into Protected Aquifers

Thousands of Oil Wells Are Dumping into Protected Aquifers

In a stunning admission, the California Environmental Protection Agency wrote on Monday that state officials have allowed thousands of oil and fracking wells to dump waste water into protected underground aquifers. Read More

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Mar 2, 2015
Bay Area Disaster Preparedness

Bay Area Disaster Preparedness

Is the Bay Area ready for the big one? The NBC Bay Area investigative unit finds out how prepared the Bay is for a big disaster. Read More

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Feb 25, 2015 Share
USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

The United States Postal Service changed its 911 policy at the Oakland mail processing facility after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed the rules that may have caused critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More

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Feb 23, 2015 Share
OSHA Investigator Blows Whistle on Own Agency

OSHA Investigator Blows Whistle on Own Agency

From airlines to pipelines, they are the workers on the front lines who speak up when they witness wrongdoing. An NBC Bay Area investigation reveals that the federal program designed to protect whistleblowers may be failing to meet... Read More

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Feb 20, 2015 Share
Private Health Info Lost, Law Provides No Recourse

Private Health Info Lost, Law Provides No Recourse

Laws protect the privacy of your health information, but when businesses leak that data, it’s difficult to hold them accountable. Read More

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Feb 19, 2015 Share
Some Pot Shops Owe Millions in Unpaid Taxes

Some Pot Shops Owe Millions in Unpaid Taxes

Some San Jose medical marijuana businesses owe the city more than $2.1 million in unpaid taxes. Read More

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Feb 16, 2015 Share
Medical Marijuana is Already Recreational, Say Insiders

Medical Marijuana is Already Recreational, Say Insiders

An NBC Bay Area hidden camera investigation reveals how easy it is to obtain a medical marijuana recommendation with little or no medical reason. With full legalization a near-term possibility, local leaders agree that medical... Read More

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