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April 9, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a heated clash between supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline that would bisect the city, Los Angeles officials said Monday that the project fails to adequately address many environmental concerns, including a threat to the city's water supply.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles city officials and backers of a proposed pipeline that would bisect the city both claimed courtroom victories Monday in the legal battle over the $170-million project. Although both sides said they won important rulings, they also acknowledged that the courtroom decisions do not mean an immediate end to the fight over the pipeline.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid a heated jobs-vs-the-environment debate, the Los Angeles City Council took preliminary steps Tuesday to challenge a proposed pipeline that would pump hot crude oil through the heart of the city. While the council stopped short of ordering a lawsuit, it instructed the city attorney's office to be prepared to launch a legal challenge as soon as environmental studies for the pipeline are approved by the state as early as March.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1996
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to reject a franchise for an oil pipeline that would bisect the city, opting instead to continue a contentious legal battle against the $170-million project. On a 10-2 vote, the council opposed construction of the 132-mile Pacific Pipeline that would travel from Kern County through parts of the San Fernando Valley to refineries in Wilmington, setting the stage for a courtroom decision to resolve the fate of the line.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1996
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to reject a franchise for an oil pipeline that would bisect the city, opting instead to continue a contentious legal battle against the $170-million project. On a 10-2 vote, the council opposed construction of the 132-mile Pacific Pipeline that would travel from Kern County through parts of the San Fernando Valley to refineries in Wilmington, setting the stage for a courtroom decision to resolve the fate of the line.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 22, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Los Angeles city officials and backers of a proposed pipeline that would bisect the city both claimed courtroom victories Monday in the legal battle over the $170-million project. Although both sides said they won important rulings, they also acknowledged that the courtroom decisions do not mean an immediate end to the fight over the pipeline.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Frustrated by the city's opposition to its proposed 132-mile oil pipeline, Pacific Pipeline System Inc. asked a judge Wednesday to allow the firm to use the power of eminent domain to build the line through the San Fernando Valley to Wilmington. City officials, who fear the project could cause environmental damage, have held up the line by filing two legal challenges against the project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 1993 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday opposing a proposed oil pipeline that would connect oil pumping stations off the Santa Barbara coast to refineries in Wilmington. The proposed $215-million Pacific Pipeline, which is being backed by a Ventura company, would replace existing pipelines that run circuitously through Kern, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Following a heated clash between supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline that would bisect the city, Los Angeles officials said Monday that the project fails to adequately address many environmental concerns, including a threat to the city's water supply.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to reject a franchise for an oil pipeline that would bisect the city, opting instead to continue a contentious legal battle against the $170-million project. On a 10-2 vote, the council opposed construction of the 132-mile Pacific Pipeline that would travel from Kern County through parts of the San Fernando Valley to refineries in Wilmington, setting the stage for a courtroom decision to resolve the fate of the line.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to reject a franchise for an oil pipeline that would bisect the city, opting instead to continue a contentious legal battle against the $170-million project. On a 10-2 vote, the council opposed construction of the 132-mile Pacific Pipeline that would travel from Kern County through parts of the San Fernando Valley to refineries in Wilmington, setting the stage for a courtroom decision to resolve the fate of the line.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Frustrated by the city's opposition to its proposed 132-mile oil pipeline, Pacific Pipeline System Inc. asked a judge Wednesday to allow the firm to use the power of eminent domain to build the line through the San Fernando Valley to Wilmington. City officials, who fear the project could cause environmental damage, have held up the line by filing two legal challenges against the project.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A City Council debate on a routine street repair project erupted into a nasty cross-town battle Wednesday when lawmakers from the central city protested because the work is scheduled to take place in the San Fernando Valley. Discussion over the $570,000 program to remove and pave over old railroad crossings grew so heated that council President John Ferraro had to sternly reprimand council members.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Setting the stage for a legal battle with the city of Los Angeles, a state agency gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposed 132-mile pipeline that would pump crude oil through the heart of the city. The California Public Utilities Commission certified that a consortium of oil companies has met the environmental requirements needed to build the $170-million line that would carry 130,000 barrels of crude oil daily from Kern County to refineries in Wilmington.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After a heated clash between supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline that would bisect the city, Los Angeles officials said Monday that the project fails to adequately address many environmental concerns, including a threat to the city's water supply.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 9, 1996 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Following a heated clash between supporters and opponents of a proposed oil pipeline that would bisect the city, Los Angeles officials said Monday that the project fails to adequately address many environmental concerns, including a threat to the city's water supply.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1996 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For one of the more dramatic images floating around in the current flurry of political literature, look no farther than a flier by Assembly candidate Tony Cardenas in which he proclaims his opposition to a new oil pipeline in the northeastern San Fernando Valley. The mailer's cover features a vivid photograph of a pipeline explosion in the Northridge earthquake. "The Roar of the Earth . . . A Devastating Explosion," reads the cover, and inside: "That's how oil pipeline explosions happen.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 22, 1996 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For one of the more dramatic images floating around in the current flurry of political literature, look no farther than a flier by Assembly candidate Tony Cardenas in which he proclaims his opposition to a new oil pipeline in the northeastern San Fernando Valley. The mailer's cover features a vivid photograph of a pipeline explosion in the Northridge earthquake. "The Roar of the Earth . . . A Devastating Explosion," reads the cover, and inside: "That's how oil pipeline explosions happen.
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