Campbell wanted to sue immediately over push poll; Largaespada defends himself

Repost from the Vallejo Times-Herald [BenIndy Editor: I believe that no current Benicia City Council candidate was involved in nor favors push polls. But the reason for Valero to smear one candidate and lift another is clear. Valero can’t be unaware that Mr. Largaespada stood firm with Valero and against the will of the people during … Continue reading Campbell wanted to sue immediately over push poll; Largaespada defends himself

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    HUFFINGTON POST: Top 5 Reasons To Ban Oil Trains Immediately

    Repost from the Huffington Post Top 5 Reasons To Ban Oil Trains Immediately By Todd Paglia, Executive Director, Stand.Earth (formerly ForestEthics), 06/29/2016 01:32 pm ET On Friday, June 3rd, a crude oil train traveled through the scenic Columbia River Gorge, a national treasure and one of the most beautiful spots in a country blessed with … Continue reading HUFFINGTON POST: Top 5 Reasons To Ban Oil Trains Immediately

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      IMMEDIATE BAN ON DOT-111 tank cars: Crude-By-Rail Safety Act

      From Rep. Mike Thompson’s website [Editor:  Read the bill on Rep. McDermott’s website.  Track the bill on GovTrac.us.   Authenticated version of the bill is here.    HIGHLY SIGNIFICANT:  Sec. 4. Requires the Secretary of Transportation to immediately prohibit the shipment of oil in all DOT-111 tank cars, and unjacketed CPC-1232 cars.  Allows jacketed CPC-1232 cars to remain … Continue reading IMMEDIATE BAN ON DOT-111 tank cars: Crude-By-Rail Safety Act

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        Washington State rail regulators to Fine BNSF for not reporting leaks immediately

        Repost from The Bellingham Herald State rail regulators: Fine BNSF for not reporting leaks immediately By Samantha Wohlfeil, March 19, 2015  Washington state regulators have recommended BNSF Railway be fined up to $700,000 for failing to properly report more than a dozen hazardous materials spills in recent months despite the fact state staff had reminded … Continue reading Washington State rail regulators to Fine BNSF for not reporting leaks immediately

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