Category Archives: Bakken Crude

Oil trains into Richmond spark lawsuit

By David R. Baker, April 5, 2014 http://beniciaindependent.com/wp/sf-chronicle-green-groups-sue-bay-area-air-quality-management-district/

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Tension on waterfront

By Eve Mitchell   Contra Costa Times  April 5, 2014 http://contracostatimes.ca.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=3ddf7f7ec

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Sacramento Bee Editorial: Oil trains require more safety and scrutiny

By the Editorial Board Published: Thursday, Apr. 3, 2014 as reported by The Benicia Independent http://beniciaindependent.com/wp/sacramento-bee-editorial-calls-for-delay-in-crude-by-rail/

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Environmental groups look to halt shipment of crude by rail

By Rick Jones   April 1, 2014 “If the BAAQMD board knew nothing about the permit, it should be embarrassed, and it should actually exercise its authority and hold its staff accountable to the community,” Communities for a Better Environment … Continue reading

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SACRAMENTO OFFICIALS CONCERNED, WILL MEET WITH AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS

APRIL 2, 2014 ROGER STRAW Repost from The Sacramento Bee [Editor: Excellent article by Bee reporters Bizjak & Tate.  It’s encouraging that Sacramento is waking up to the threat of catastrophic accidents.  We will want to keep an eye on the April … Continue reading

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Albany Places Moratorium On Crude Oil Processing Expansion Until Health Study Is Completed

By  MARY ESCH  AP Posted: 03/12/2014  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/12/albany-crude-oil-moratorium_n_4951229.html

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East Bay and South Bay passenger rail corridor proposed to move crude oil

By Tom Lochner Contra Costa Times POSTED:   03/24/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25412227/east-bay-and-south-bay-passenger-rail-corridor-proposed-to-move-crude-oil

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Kinder Morgan, air quality district sued by environmental groups over crude oil by rail shipments to Richmond

By Tom Lochner Contra Costa Times POSTED:   03/28/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25442826/kinder-morgan-air-quality-district-sued-by-environmental-groups-over-crude-oil-by-rail-shipments-to-richmond

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Richmond, Berkeley councils vote to oppose transport of highly flammable crude oil through the East Bay

By Tom Lochner, Robert Rogers, Doug Oakley Contra Costa Times POSTED: 03/26/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25426813/richmond-berkeley-councils-vote-to-oppose-transport-of-highly-flammable-crude-oil-through-the-east-bay

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Valero’s Magic Box, balancing sludge v. stink of crude oil

Diane Bailey’s Blog Posted March 26, 2014

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