What’s NEW That You Need To Know

Highlights 


​​​​• Why MRWG Continues To Publish This Newsletter  - 3

A. What’s NEW That You Need To Know

1. Santa Barbara Makes It Even Easier For P66 To Receive Crude Via Pipeline  - 3

2. Candidates For SLO County Supervisor Take Stands On The "Dust Issue"  - 4

3. Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules On Oil Train Safety  - 5

4. Freight Trains Grow Longer & Longer, Leading To Safety Investigations  - 5

5. P66 Is Very Willing To Build Pipelines To Access Crude ... In Texas  - 6

6. P66's New TV Commercials Tell Customers To "Live To The Full”; That Dog Don't Hunt!  - 6

7. Another California Community Succeeds In Opposing Crude-By-Rail -  7

8. "Rudderless" Federal Railroad Administration Loses Its Chief; Disarray Rules -  7

9. Terrorist Threats Against U.S. Railroads Are Real -- Philadelphia Acts To Protect Itself -  8

10. Union Pacific To Miss The Federal Deadline On Installing Crash-Prevention System -  8

11. What Will Drive SLO County's Future Economy? Technology On The Rise! -  9

12. Washington State Rejects Building Nation's Largest Crude Oil Rail Terminal -  9

13. Baltimore Bans New Crude Oil Rail Terminals -  10

14. Protestors Claim Inappropriate Expansion Of Tar Sands Refining At P66's Rodeo Refinery -  10

15. Railway Workers Protest Accident-Prone Rail Conditions  - 11

16. It’s Non-Stop -- Serious Railroad & Oil Industry Safety Problems -  12 - 15

B. What Occurred During The Fight To Prevent Crude-By-Rail: A Synopsis Of The Project & The Opposition -  16

C. MRWG Steering Committee Members; Logistics Of This Newsletter -  17