Category Archives: Bakken Crude

Groups Challenge Crude-by-Rail Shipments to Bay Area City

Highly volatile and explosive crude on rails puts residential community at risk MARCH 28, 2014 http://earthjustice.org/news/press/2014/groups-challenge-crude-by-rail-shipments-to-bay-area-city http://earthjustice.org/sites/default/files/files/2014-03-27-CBR-Richmond-Petition-Complaint.pdf

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Lawsuit Filed Over Fracked Oil Trains In The Bay Area After KPIX 5 Report

By Christin Ayers March 28, 2014 http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/03/28/lawsuit-filed-over-fracked-oil-trains-in-the-bay-area-after-kpix-5-report/

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Healing Walks Website Up!

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Berkeley: Council votes to oppose rail shipments of crude oil

By Doug Oakley Oakland Tribune POSTED: 03/25/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25421356/berkeley-council-votes-oppose-rail-shipments-crude-oil?source=pkg

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Richmond calls on Congress to halt crude oil transport through Bay Area

By Robert Rogers Contra Costa Times POSTED: 03/25/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_25421667/richmond-calls-congress-halt-crude-oil-transport-through

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Valero Admits It Can Bring In Any Kind of Crude It Wants

Christin Ayers of KPIX 5 continues her fantastic coverage of crude by rail in Contra Costa County. On the 11:00 news Monday night, she reported on the Valero community meeting, where refinery managers admitted that not only fracked oil but … Continue reading

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BERKELEY VICE MAYOR: MORE CRUDE OIL TRAINS TO CROSS BENICIA BRIDGE ENROUTE TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

MARCH 21, 2014 By ROGER STRAW http://beniciaindependent.com/wp/berkeley-vice-mayor-more-crude-oil-trains-to-cross-benicia-bridge-enroute-to-southern-california/ “The crude oil trains would enter northern California via Donner Pass, through Auburn, Rocklin, and Roseville, proceed along the Sacramento River through Sacramento and Davis to Benicia and along the San Francisco Bay through Martinez, … Continue reading

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Tesoro’s Martinez refinery running 350,000 barrels per month of Bakken crude

Thu Nov 7, 2013 By Kristen Hays (Reuters) http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/11/07/tesoro-rail-crude-idINL2N0IS13N20131107

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Background paper for Senate Hearing on Emergency Response to Rail Accidents

JOINT HEARING OF THE SENATE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND WATER COMMITTEES Emergency Response to Rail Accidents Regulatory Framework This background paper will cover (1) background on railroads and emergency response, (2) railroad risk assessment, (3) transport of hazardous … Continue reading

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California May Not Be Prepared For Disasters Involving Fracked Oil Trains

By Christin Ayers, general assignment reporter for KPIX 5 Eyewitness News. March 20, 2014 12:19 AM http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/03/20/california-may-not-be-prepared-for-disasters-involving-fracked-oil-trains/

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