Contra Costa Times article on the proposal

This article from August 15th, 2013 gives good background on the proposal and raises some of our main concerns, including the risks of explosions and spills, increases in asthma and cancer rates, and noise and vibrations from the increased rail traffic:

PORT OF PITTSBURG/METRO

A view of the waterfront in Pittsburg, Calif., on Thursday, February 26, 2009. Potential development of a Port of Pittsburg has some citizens concerned and asking questions about the city’s activities regarding future commercial development along the waterfront. (Kristopher Skinner/Staff)

Oil storage and transfer facility proposed for Pittsburg waterfront

 

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