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The new oil crisis: Exploding trains

By KATHRYN A. WOLFE and BOB KING      6/18/14 “In the 11 months since a runaway oil train derailed in the middle of a small town in Quebec, incinerating 47 people, the rolling virtual pipelines have unleashed crude oil … Continue reading

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Meeting Tonight About Doctor’s Hospital Proposed Closure

The California Nurses Association is sponsoring a third town hall meeting to discuss the proposed closure of Doctor’s Hospital in Richmond. This is the emergency facility that treated the bulk of the 15,000 citizens adversely effected by the Chevron explosion and … Continue reading

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Martinez Environmental Group: Tar sands in our back yard

By Aimee Durfee & Tom Griffith  May 22, 2014   Martinez Gazette http://martinezgazette.com/archives/14697 Boreal Forest, Alberta, Canada. Intact forest and strip mined tar sands field.

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Oakland Tribune editorial: Consider shutdown if Tesoro Refinery doesn’t change attitude

Oakland Tribune editorial © 2014 Bay Area News Group POSTED:   03/11/2014 11:41:28 AM PDT http://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_25320040/oakland-tribune-editorial-consider-shutdown-if-tesoro-refinery

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