Tar Sands

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

Refineries To Ship Even Dirtier Tar Sands Oil Into Bay Area; Fracked Crude By Rail Gets Too Pricey

It’s an unexpected consequence of the drop in oil prices. Trains carrying explosive fracked crude oil from North Dakota are no longer rolling through our neighborhoods. Crude by rail has become too expensive.

04/27/2015

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

SFSU Votes To Divest From Coal, Tar Sands Companies

San Francisco State University has voted to stop investing its endowment in coal and tar sands companies, joining a growing list of universities that have decided to stop investing in fossil fuels.

06/11/2013