Category Archives: Propane Project

Contra Costa County supervisors put off Rodeo refinery hearing once more

    This is an excerpt from a CCTimes article. MARTINEZ — A public hearing on a propane-and-butane recovery project at the Phillips 66 refinery in Rodeo has been continued for the third time by the Contra Costa County Board … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 says no Bakken crude oil planned for Nipomo Mesa refinery

The EIR for the proposed rail terminal project at the southern California sister refinery of our Rodeo facility has been opposed for many reasons, including the transport of Bakken crude in unsafe tanker railcars.  Phillips 66 has now capitulated, stating … Continue reading

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P66 Selling LPG to China

In spite of claims by our local Phillips 66 management that crude feedstock is not a factor in propane production and thus not relevant to the proposed Propane Recovery Project EIR, the following article points to shale (a.k.a Bakken Crude … 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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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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Video of the P66 Propane project EIR hearing

The county has posted the video of the November 19, 2013 Contra Costa County Planning Commission hearing HERE Below is an edited version. The three hour meeting is condensed to 48 minutes.  Not the best edit but it will save you … 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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Tonight’s Hearing on P66 Propane Project

I have received a document from the County Planning Commission that states that they will approve the Final EIR for the Phillips 66 Propane Recovery Project tonight with no substantial changes or mitigations.  They are convinced that all responses to … Continue reading

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