Supreme Court Allows San Francisco, Oakland Lawsuits Against Big Oil Companies To ProceedThe U.S. Supreme Court declined to throw the suits out of court, although the cases still face many daunting obstacles ahead.
Fire Contained At Rodeo Oil Refinery; Health Advisory LiftedA fire at the ConocoPhillips oil refinery in Rodeo has been contained and a health advisory by the Contra Costa Hazardous Materials Program has been lifted, an agency spokesman said.
Concord Crude Oil Pipeline Repairs Likely To Cause More OdorsAir readings show the leak from the 16-inch pipeline does not pose a significant health threat but is releasing a sulfurous odor. However, when the repair process begins, the odor may intensify.
Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil TankersRevelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an "extreme economic crisis" came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.
Small Leak Cleaned Up At Rodeo Refinery A small oil leak at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo on Sunday has been cleaned up and no off-site impact was reported, refinery spokesman Mark Hughes said Monday.
Fire Crews Respond To Leak At Conoco Phillips Refinery In RodeoFirefighters are responding to a leak at an oil refinery in Rodeo Sunday afternoon, a dispatcher said.
ConocoPhillips Rodeo Refinery Still Rebounding From IncidentOfficials at the ConocoPhillips refinery in Rodeo are still working to bring the refinery back to normal operations Monday after an equipment failure on Friday.