July 14, 2016

The Pioneer July 13, 2016 by Kali Persall Benicia residents will have to wait a few more months for a final decision on the Valero refinery’s controversial proposal to transport more than two million gallons of crude oil by train into the city, daily. The three-year-long Crude by Rail initiative is currently …

April 25, 2016

Florida Politics April 20, 2016 By Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster The fifth year might not be the charm when it comes to legislation dealing with hydraulic fracturing. Rep. Ray Rodrigues said he wasn’t sure he will sponsor legislation during the 2017 legislative session to regulate fracking. If he decides against filing a bill …

April 21, 2016

East Bay Express April 21, 2016 By Irma Widjojo The public will have to wait until at least late summer for a possible resolution on Valero Benicia Refinery’s controversial crude-by-rail project, after the City Council voted 3-2 to postpone a decision to Sept. 20. Vice Mayor Mark Hughes, Councilwoman Christina Strawbridge …

April 20, 2016

KQED April 20, 2016 by Julie Small Benicia’s City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to postpone a decision on Valero’s plan to build a railroad terminal at its refinery near the Suisun Bay. Chris Howe, health and safety director for the Valero refinery, said the company asked to delay the decision until the …

April 15, 2016

The Recorder April 15, 2016 by Richie Davis Dozens of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. project opponents — many from Franklin County — descended Friday on Berkshire Superior Court for a lawsuit hearing that could help determine one of the key issues in construction of the Northeast Energy Direct project through …