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Announcment-Notice

WesPac Public Comment Period Extended!

PROJECT UPDATE: In response to comments received during the public scoping session, the City of Pittsburg has extended the public comment period on the NOP submitted by WesPac by one additional week. A Notice of Preparation (NOP) of a Second Recirculated Draft EIR for the ‘WesPac Pittsburg Infrastructure Project’ was made available on July 1, 2015, for a […]

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A worker places containment boom on the Kalamazoo River to contain an oil spill from an Enbridge Energy pipeline on July 28, 2010. The spill was the largest of its kind in the US. The Nexen Energy spill in Alberta, Canada, last week was bigger than the Kalamazoo spill. Jim West/Zuma

So-Called ‘Failsafe’ Pipeline Leak Detection System Failed in Massive Alberta Tar Sands Spill

By Zoë Schlanger 7/20/15 By the time a contractor spotted a burst in the wall of an Alberta tar sands pipeline on July 15, a spill was already well underway. In a public apology on Friday, the pipeline’s owner, Nexen Energy, announced the spill was contained, but the cause, and the length of time it had been […]

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Critics blast proposed oil terminal, even without Bakken crude trains

By Sam Richards srichards@bayareanewsgroup.com Originally published: 04/07/15 Train loads of Bakken crude oil are no longer in the plans for a proposed oil storage terminal near the waterfront, but that does not mean the project is being welcomed to town with open arms. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve amending the environmental […]

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