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Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Jean Dandona denied Plains All American Pipeline’s request to move its criminal case to Kern County. Plains was indicted on 46 felony counts for the May 2015 oil spill that soiled the Gaviota Coast. Plains did not prepare nor maintain its pipelines properly and did not notify the proper Read More →
Regulators have ordered Plains All American Pipeline to empty corrosive crude oil that’s been sitting in Line 903 since it was partially shut down in late May. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials and Safety Administration issued on Nov. 13 an amendment to the original corrective action order requiring that Plains purges Read More →
When Barry Cappello litigates, people listen. Which is why his June 23 lawsuit seeking class action status and unspecified damages against Plains All American Pipeline may prove to be a turning point in the sorry history of the Refugio oil spill. “It was a disaster waiting to happen again and again,” is the way Cappello Read More →