In the news again: Benicia and Pittsburg do not want crude by rail, regardless of minor tweaks to the engineering of new tanker cars.
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WesPac Energy wants to build an enormous oil storage and transfer facility in Pittsburg. Their mega oil terminal would bring in crude oil by ship and expanded pipelines. And PG&E’s old tanks near the waterfront would be reactivated to create a tank ‘farm’ for crude oil storage. Some of the effects this project will have […]
Contra Costa Times reports that there’s a brush fire near the proposed WesPac site. Unbelievable! Aren’t you glad there aren’t millions of gallons of explosive Bakken shale oil stored there right now? Pittsburg: Three-alarm vegetation fire scorches 40 acres (CC Times) Update: Some screenshots from NBC’s live video feed: