Crude-by-Rail, Heated Topic For Solano Supervisorial Race

The candidates for Solano County Supervisor have varying opinions on a crude-by-rail plan.

The District 5 candidates seem to approve of the proposal from Valero to ship crude-by-rail to the Benicia refinery so long as the company adheres to the safety regulations that have been put in place, according to the Daily Republic.

However, not all the candidates for District 2 feel the same. Those who oppose the proposal cite public safety as their reasoning. While the candidate who supports it points to the economic benefits for the city of Benecia.

Read the opinions of all the candidates in the Daily Republic