Oil Trains: How to stay informed and be active
July 28, 2016 by Lynne Nittler Concerned about Oil Trains passing through Davis? Here are tips on ways to keep up-to-date on new developments. The latest move by Valero takes the issue of federal preemption to the Surface Transportation Board in Washington D.C. and includes…
The status of crude-by-rail projects in California
June 10, 2016 By Lynne Nittler Things are ever changing for the two proposed oil train rail spurs in northern California. It is critical that California residents stay informed and ready to participate at any moment as the process unfolds. A summary of recent developments…
Oil Train DEIR Comments & Other Actions
The City of Benicia has extended the comment period on the Valero Crude-by-Rail Project Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) until September 15th. Yolano Climate Action is hosting the last public letter-writing workshop on September 7. The DEIR is an opportunity for individuals to voice their…
Crude-oil trains through Davis: It’s time for action
Cross-posted from the Davis Enterprise, June 8, 2014 What: Workshop on how to respond to a draft EIR, featuring a PowerPoint presentation by Davis city staffer Mike Webb, sponsored by Yolano Climate Action When: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 18 Where: Davis Community Church Fellowship Hall, 421 D St….
Oil Train Resources for Written Comments
Workshop on How to Respond to the Draft EIR Wednesday, June 18 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall at Davis Community Church (421 D Street) Instruction, brainstorming, and organizing our responses Refreshments! The Draft EIR for the Valero rail terminal Project in Benicia (70,000 barrels of…
More Crude-by-Rail Trains Put Davis at Risk
By Lynne Nittler, Milton Kalish and Matt Biers-Ariel Cross-posted from The Davis Enterprise, January 12th, 2014 North Dakota Bakken crude oil production is booming, and oil companies are desperate for a fast, convenient way to transport their crude oil to refineries across the U.S. A…
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