Army To Allow Completion of Dakota Access PipelineThe Army told Congress on Tuesday that it will allow the $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline to cross under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota, completing the disputed four-state project.
Oakland City Councilwoman To Spend Week In North Dakota Protesting PipelineOakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan will spend a week at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota to support tribal rights.
Officials Shoot At Drone During Pipeline Protests, Arrest 126Authorities fired at an unmanned aircraft and a group of Dakota Access pipeline opponents twice blocked a North Dakota state highway Sunday, capping a weekend of protests.
Appeals Court Doesn't Stop Crude Oil Rail Shipments Through RichmondCourt upholds dismissal of a lawsuit in which environmentalists sought to challenge crude oil rail shipments through Richmond.
Emergency Plans Stall Out For Trains Transporting Bakken Crude Oil In The Bay Area, Part 3 Of 3As more and more Bakken crude oil is expected to be transported by railroad through the Bay Area, officials want to implement emergency plans in case of a derailment. But those plans are stalling out.
Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.
Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.
KCBS Cover Story: The Alhambra Railroad TrestleKCBS' Jeffrey Schaub reports on the aging & possibly unsafe railroad bridge in Martinez...
New Safety Rules Proposed For Oil Rail Tanker Cars That Carry Explosive, Fracked CrudeThousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.
Staying Classy, Will Ferrell a.k.a. 'Ron Burgundy' Co-Anchors NewscastWhile promoting "Anchorman 2," Will Ferrell read the news in character at a newscast on Saturday...
Wright's 4 TDs Lift UC Davis To 35-16 VictoryRandy Wright threw four touchdown passes — three to Sean Creadick — as UC Davis defeated North Dakota 35-16 Saturday.