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KPIX 5 Investigates

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Lawsuit Filed Over Fracked Oil Trains In The Bay Area After KPIX 5 Report

Two weeks ago, KPIX 5 discovered trains carrying explosive fracked crude oil have been rolling into the Bay Area under everyone’s radar. On Thursday, four environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over it, calling the crude by rail terminal illegal.

03/28/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

USDA Inspectors’ Role In Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall Questioned

New questions are being raised about the role of federal inspectors in the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Sonoma County slaughterhouse. With USDA inspectors on site, how could a year’s worth of beef have been contaminated?

03/26/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

California May Not Be Prepared For Disasters Involving Fracked Oil Trains

After KPIX 5 uncovered trains carrying fracked oil are rolling into the Bay Area, state officials are worried that they are not prepared enough if something goes wrong.

03/20/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Grass-Fed Beef Ranchers Dealt New Setback Over Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall

Federal officials have dealt a financial blow to some of the Bay Area’s top grass-fed beef ranchers caught up in massive recall involving a Petaluma slaughterhouse, ordering a complete ban on the sale of their meat.

03/19/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Spotted In Bay Area

Bay Area residents have made it clear that they don’t want trains carrying fracked oil here. But KPIX 5 discovered it’s already happening, in an operation so hush hush that even the state’s energy commission didn’t know about it.

03/14/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Could Pass Through More Bay Area Cities, Report Says

Residents of Bay Area refinery towns have been fighting to keep the trains out. Now KPIX 5 has learned that many more local communities may also be at risk.

03/11/2014

Recology truck. (CBS)

Ex-Manager Alleges Recology Submitted False Claims For Payment From State’s Recycling Fund

San Francisco’s recycling company Recology claims to be the greenest in the nation. But a former supervisor said some of their recycling numbers were inflated when he was there, at the expense of California consumers who pay into the state’s CRV redemption fund.

02/26/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Feds Say Petaluma Slaughterhouse Skirted Inspection Rules

New details are coming out about a Bay Area slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall skirted inspection rules, according to federal authorities.

02/22/2014

Livestock inside a pen at a slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall Hurting Bay Area Organic Beef Ranchers

Nationwide, consumers have been affected by the recall of 9 million pounds of beef from a Petaluma slaughterhouse. But nowhere is it hurting more than right here in the Bay Area, the heart of the organic grass-fed beef movement.

02/21/2014

Livestock inside a pen at a slaughterhouse in Petaluma.

Massive Fallout From Beef Recall Involving Slaughterhouse In Petaluma

A recall of close to 9 million pounds of beef involving a Bay Area slaughterhouse expanded across the U.S. and into Canada on Wednesday. The impact is being felt far and wide, from major retailers, to mom-and-pop stores, and to small ranches known for high-end steaks.

02/20/2014

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