Refugio Oil Spill
Plummeting oil prices and pipeline closure force company to take billion-dollar shave and haircut. Read story.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Thinks a compromise can be reached before next hearing. Read story.
Originally published 12:30 p.m., March 21, 2016
Updated 2:38 p.m., March 21, 2016
Federal judge rules oil workers may seek further legal compensation. Read story.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Grand Jury report exonerates them of overstepping their bounds. Read story.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Las Flores Canyon tanks have sat idle since the Refugio Oil Spill. Read story.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Did we learn our lesson on pipeline safety? Read story.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
And the EDC has sued PHMSA over unanswered information requests. Read story.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Money will fund emergency response equipment and training. Read story.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Questions linger over impact to oil industry and county tax coffers. Read story.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The oil pipeline company has reportedly failed to overturn documents demanded by prosecutors. Read story.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Plains All American Pipeline is not opposing the petition. Read story.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
The U.S. senator and congressmember urge tighter oil and pipeline safety regulations. Read story.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
New information released by Plains All American shows a 40 percent jump in volume estimates. Read story.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Two bills authored by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson in response to the Refugio Oil Spill passed out of the Assembly Governmental Organization Committee this week. Read story.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The frequency of accidents has gone down in recent years. Read story.