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May 6, 2015 | Blog Post

Yet Another Explosive Wake-Up Call

Two crude-by-rail accidents earlier this month highlight the urgent need to regulate this dangerous mode of oil transportation, which threatens communities along the tracks.

April 29, 2015 | Feature

The Rally For Seattle and The Arctic

One April Sunday, more than a thousand people came together to march against Arctic drilling and the Port of Seattle’s backdoor deal with Shell Oil’s drilling fleet—and for a better future.

April 20, 2015 | Case

Defending the San Francisco Bay from Volatile Crude Oil Shipments

Tesoro owns and operates California’s fourth-largest refinery, the Golden Eagle Refinery, located near Martinez. It plans to switch to processing lower-quality crude oil, like Bakken crude and Canadian tar sands, which are dangerous to transport and difficult and expensive to clean up in the event of spills.

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