Town Square

Post a New Topic

Oil companies accused of violating environmental laws at fueling stations

Original post made on Feb 5, 2013

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E. O'Malley and six other district attorneys filed a civil lawsuit Monday against BP West Coast Products, BP Products North America, Inc., and Atlantic Richfield Company for allegedly violating state laws governing hazardous materials and hazardous waste.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 7:47 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Trust them, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:35 am

These are the same people who handled the BP Gulf oil leak!


Posted by I Love Oil Companies, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:08 pm


@"The lawsuit also alleges that the defendants improperly handled and disposed of hazardous wastes and materials associated with the underground storage tanks at retail gas stations throughout the state.

A statewide investigation found violations of hazardous materials and hazardous waste laws and regulations at gas stations in 37 counties across the state, and at 28 gas stations located in Alameda County."

Put the Dems in charge and look what happens. Nanny State putting its regulatory mitts all over us. Give me cheaper gas! Let others breathe the fumes!


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Jim Kohnen Post Office Signed into Law
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 938 views

Never Say Never -- the Perry Indictment
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 714 views

CPRA: Balancing privacy, public's right to know
By Gina Channell-Allen | 3 comments | 522 views

Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
By Tim Hunt | 0 comments | 512 views