KRON4 Report: controversial Benicia proposal, new state regulations, big money

Repost from KRON4 News, San Francisco
[Editor: This video includes an excellent interview with Earth Justice’s Suma Peesapati, who focuses attention on California’s poorly maintained bridges and their lack of adequate inspections.   The report concludes with mention of a possible new 6.5 cent California tax on the oil companies for every barrel of oil imported into the state.  – RS]

VIDEO: Benicia’s Crude-By-Rail Project Prompts Safety Concerns

By Mario Sevilla  |  Wed Jun 11th, 2014


BENICIA (KRON) — Several refineries in California are preparing to receive crude oil by rail but it is a hugely controversial idea. KRON 4 Jeff Bush is live in Benicia near one of the plants which will receive crude by rail…