Video Reports

Rio Vista Gas Field

The future, even if it’s bright, won’t likely outshine the Rio Vista Gas Field’s epic history. For close to 70 years, more than three and a half trillion cubic feet of natural gas — billions of dollars worth — have been pulled from wells drilled deep into the hills and low-lying islands that surround the Delta town on the Sacramento River.

produced for KPIX 5 News and broadcast Aug. 23, 2011