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Coker fire 72 hr report

A 72 hour report was submitted to Contra Costa Health Services regarding Sunday’s fire in the coker at the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo. The report states that the fire started at the top deck when an “Antifoam Day Tank” … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors to extend the EIR process

There will be a Board of Supervisors hearing tomorrow, June 3, at 9:00 am at County Administration Building, 651 Pine St., Martinez. The Phillips 66 proposed Propane Recovery Project is on the agenda, but will not be permitted immediately.  The … Continue reading

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Interesting developments…

    There is much news to report.  Suddenly it seems the nation has awakened to the “advantaged crude” dilemma and the problems associated with its transport and refining. But first, news from the EPA vs Phillip 66. Phillips 66 … Continue reading

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P66 LUP Compliance Hearing Monday

The Contra Costa County Zoning Administrator will hold a compliance meeting Monday on the land use permit of the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo. The meeting begins at 3:30 p.m., 30 Muir Road, Martinez. According to the Memorandum of Understanding … Continue reading

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Two month continuance for Propane project EIR

In case you haven’t heard, the Board of Supervisors decided to continue the hearing of the Phillips 66 Propane recovery project until April 1, or later if necessary.  The planning commission will need that time to answer questions raised by … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors to hear appeals TUESDAY

The appeal of the Phillips 66 EIR will be heard by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, January 21st at 1:30 PM at 651 Pine Street in Martinez.  It is open to the public and comments will be heard. Below … Continue reading

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Proposed Mitigations for the Propane Recovery Project

The County Planning Commission has approved the EIR unanimously for the Propane recovery project.  That decision was partly (or mostly, or completely?) based on the recommendation from the Department of conservation and DEVELOPMENT.  That report is below. Some citizens have … Continue reading

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After Chevron Fire, Feds Want Tougher Refinery Oversight

From NBC Bay Area US Chemical Safety Board Article Draft report  

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Evidence for Appeal of Propane RP

CBE has appealed the EIR of the Propane Recovery Project to the county supervisors. As evidence they are using a letter from the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research regarding the WestPac project in Pittsburgh to support their claim that … Continue reading

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CBE response to FEIR

This just in.  Communities for a Better Environment response to the Final EIR…

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