The transportation of highly explosive crude oil by rail poses a threat to Richmond residents. Perhaps none are more exposed to the risks than those living close to the Kinder Morgan rail facility on Garrard Boulevard. Several months ago the Kinder Morgan facility began receiving shipments of crude oil, where it is transferred to tanker trucks and shipped to neighboring refineries. The sharp nationwide spike in crude oil spills in the last year attests to the fact that this is a highly dangerous business.
Andrés Soto will discuss crude-by-rail, and the battle to stop it in California and nationwide.
Learn more about Atchinson Village through its neighborhood council website.
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