note: this appears to be a Chevron website, but I couldn't find the story anywhere elseProtesters chained themselves to a fence at the Kinder Morgan rail terminal in Richmond Thursday morning in order to oppose the company’s transport of crude oil by rail.
The protest comes a day before the San Francisco Superior Court is scheduled to hold a hearing on a lawsuit challenging Kinder Morgan’s recently approved permit to transfer crude oil from rail cars to trucks......
....As of about 9:30 a.m., the protest had been peaceful and no arrests had been made, Hill said. On Twitter, supporters claimed the protest had caused Kinder Morgan to halt some of its transport activities. read more here
In a recent letter to Transport Canada, the Transportation Safety Board said new requirements to test oil don’t explicitly address its “variability,” including the fact that different products are sometimes blended together before they are shipped........read more here