Category Archives: Danger! Crude-by-Rail

Crude oil tanker cars derail in Winnipeg CN Rail yards

CBC News    Jun 20, 2014 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/crude-oil-tanker-cars-derail-in-winnipeg-cn-rail-yards-1.2682457

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Oakland City Council votes to oppose coal, crude oil trains

BY RORY CARROLL   Reuters    June 18 http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/18/usa-crude-rail-oakland-idUSL2N0OZ2GC20140618

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DOT: Oil train details not sensitive security information

AP   June 18 The department orders railroads to provide specifics to state officials so responders can better prepare for emergencies. “BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. transportation officials said Wednesday that details about volatile oil train shipments are not sensitive security information, … Continue reading

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It Could Happen Here: The Exploding Threat of Crude by Rail in California

By Diane Bailey, Senior Scientist with Natural Resources Defense Council   June 18, 2014http://www.nrdc.org/energy/ca-crude-oil-by-rail.asp

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Valero Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) available for download

By Roger Straw    June 17, 2014   The Benicia IndependentThe City of Benicia posted the downloadable version of the Valero Crude By Rail Draft EIR this morning. The print and digital copies will be made available at the Benicia … Continue reading

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Train derailment in Tuscaloosa County

By Jeff Wyatt   Jun 16, 2014 http://www.abc3340.com/story/25790529/train-derailment-causing-some-homes-to-be-evacuated-near-buhl-in-tuscaloosa-county

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States balk at keeping oil-train info from public

By MATTHEW BROWN    SF Chronicle   JUNE 5, 2014 http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/us/article/States-balk-at-keeping-oil-train-info-from-public-5531988.php

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Details about crude oil rail shipments shrouded in secrecy

By Tony Bizjak and Curtis Tate   Sacto Bee    Sunday, Jun. 15, 2014 “Trains carrying a potentially more flammable crude oil have begun rolling with little notice through Sacramento and California in the last year, prompting concerns about safety … Continue reading

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Report on Healing Walk #3 – Benicia to Rodeo

Our third Connect the Dots Healing walk was a big success! Idle No More led the way as 50-60 concerned citizens walked over 14 miles from Benicia all the way to Rodeo. Composed of walkers both young and old, bicyclists, … Continue reading

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Martinez Environmental Group: Schools, pipelines & trains

By James Neu    Martinez Gazette    June 12, 2014 http://martinezgazette.com/archives/15306

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