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A crude oil train in the Richmond, CA, rail yard.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Press Release September 5, 2014

Kinder Morgan, Air District Get Away With Opening Bay Area City To Crude Oil Transport By Rail Without Public Notice

Judge dismisses community and environmental groups’ challenge on a technicality

The City of Richmond in California's Bay Area is already burdened by intense pollution caused by the fossil fuel industry.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
case March 31, 2014

Challenging Crude-by-Rail Shipments to California's Bay Area

Earthjustice, on behalf of Communities for a Better Environment, the Asian Pacific Environmental Network, the Sierra Club, and the Natural Resources Defense Council, has filed a lawsuit against Kinder Morgan and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to halt the shipment of highly explosive and toxic crude oil into the City of Richmond, a…

Press Release March 28, 2014

Groups Challenge Crude-by-Rail Shipments to Bay Area City

Highly volatile and explosive crude on rails puts residential community at risk

Residents rally outside Berkeley City Hall to show opposition to a proposed crude by rail project.
(Mauricio Castillo / Earthjustice)
Article March 28, 2014

Explosive Crude-By-Rail Rolls Into Main Street America

Concerned communities are fighting back.

document March 27, 2014

Richmond Crude by Rail Petition

document March 27, 2014

Richmond Crude by Rail Injunction

document March 27, 2014

Richmond Crude by Rail Safety Report