Category Archives: Shell

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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Shell proposes project at its Martinez refinery to help decrease global warming while enhancing efficiency

By Tom Lochner   Contra Costa Times   05/27/2014 http://www.contracostatimes.com/News/ci_25844954/Shell-proposes-project-at-its-Martinez

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Shell Public Affairs statement on flaring event yesterday (emphasis by MEG)

23rd May 2014 FLARING AT REFINERY–INCIDENT CONTROLLED An operational issue at the refinery has caused some flaring on the Pacheco Blvd. side of the facility. The incident has now been controlled with no injuries and no community impact beyond the … Continue reading

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Shell Martinez to shut down flexicoker, reduce green house gas emissions

Rick Jones   May 18, 2014   Martinez GazetteMartinez refinery representatives say update will reduce emissions by 700,000 metric tons a yearhttp://martinezgazette.com/archives/14673

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ConFire responds to smoke in Shell Refinery control room

SHELL OFFICIALS SAY SHORT-LIVED INCIDENT UNRELATED TO OIL REFINERY PROCESS Rick Jones   May 8, 2014   Martinez Gazettehttp://martinezgazette.com/archives/14333

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Canada becoming launch-pad of a global tar sands and oil shale frenz

A worldwide extreme energy boom, modelled after Canada’s, is unleashing weapons of mass ecological destructionPosted by Martin Lukacs  Wednesday 16 April 2014  theguardian.comhttp://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/16/canada-becoming-launch-pad-of-a-global-tar-sands-and-oil-shale-frenzy

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Dirty Energy / Clean Solutions: Climate Conference 2014

http://www.350bayarea.org/climatecon2014

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Standing on Sacred Ground – Profit and Loss…Film & Discussion, April 4th

UC Berkeley – Dwinelle Hall 142 Berkeley, CA 94720 April 4, 2014 – 7:00pm Free – Donations Accepted From Papua New Guinea rainforests to Canada’s tar sands, Profit and Loss exposes industrial threats to native peoples’ health, livelihood and cultural … Continue reading

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Healing Walks Website Up!

connectthedotshealingjourneys.org

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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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