Friday 14th of August 2020 01:53:51 PM GMT

Insight Terminal Solutions Announces OBOT “Oakland Protocol” Coal Phase-In Ban Plan

Insight Terminal Solutions OBOTInsight Terminal Solutions OBOT
(Last Updated On: January 15, 2020)

Oakland (sorta) – has announced a new and what it calls “forward-thinking” plan for the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal () coal transportation process. But, before we look at the plan, let’s recap what led to it.

UPDATE: Richmond Coal Ban Doesn’t Impact Insight Terminal Solutions Oakland Bulk And Oversized Terminal

Phil-Tagami-CCIG

Phil-Tagami-CCIG

The Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal is the development that was established by California Capital and Investment Group (CCIG) working with the City of Oakland in 2011. CCIG’s managing partner Phil Tagami’s idea was to revive a long-desired call for a bulk terminal to replace the closed Oakland Army Base. (And this blogger was there in 1991, when Oakland Sharing The Vision picked the deep-water bulk terminal port project as the number one priority for Oakland to implement.  One reason why Zennie62Media was secured by ITS to tell the true story.)

Lj Jennings

Note: Oakland pastor Reverend L.J. Jennings combats the new creeping anti-black media racism creeping into the discussion in an op-ed at The Oakland Post. Read it with a click here.

 

CCIG won the competition to replace the Oakland Army Base because the City of Oakland believed it offered the best chance to replace the low-skilled, well-paying jobs the military provided in West Oakland. Indeed, the has produced over 1,000 jobs to date, and is expected to add 400 construction jobs and 150 long-term union positions to Oakland employment rolls.

Feels The Tom Steyer Money Effect

Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer

But the project ran up against a political tide fueled by the giant spending effort of billionaire former coal and hedge fund investor Tom Steyer, who’s now running for President Of The United States. Steyer, who suddenly turned to push climate change legislation via funding existing and new non-profit environmental groups and giving big donations to California politicians, fueled a political climate that spooked many City of Oakland officials.

The result was that in 2016 an “Oakland Coal Ban” was passed by the Oakland City Council. But that piece of ill-advised legislation was ruled illegal in 2018, simply because the City of Oakland itself had helped write and then signed the development agreement! It was, essentially, reneging on its own deal.

That started a court battle that’s continued to go in CCIG / Phil Tagami / favor. The “Oakland Protocol”, announced in an article at The Oakland Post, is an effort to bring the legal battle to an end, and continue building .

What Is The “Oakland Protocol”?

John Siegel

John Siegel

According to CEO John Siegel, the “Oakland Protocol” is called “5-3-0”, where ITS will agree to limit the transportation of coal through to 5 million tons a year for the first 10 years of ’s operation, and 3 million tons per year for the next 10 years. After the initial 20 years of shipping, agrees not to ship any coal through the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal for the remainder of its 66-year lease.

Mr. Siegel told The Oakland Post “The phase out represents a 92 percent reduction in the amount of coal that could be shipped and eliminates coal by 2040, thereby beating the timetable in California Senate Bill 100 which would not make the state’s energy supply 100 percent carbon free until 2045.” The phase out gives ITS time to supplement and then replace coal with a variety of bulk commodities from grain, to soda ash, to wood chips, and in accordance with the original commodity hauling plan for , as explained in this video by Phil Tagami:

Low-Emission Oakland Global Rail Enterprise (OGRE) To Be Used With

OGRE-Train

OGRE-Train

Commodities will be brought into via the low-Emission Oakland Global Rail Enterprise (OGRE), and using covered rail hopper cars, that was introduced several months ago. Then, as the video above shows, a fully enclosed, semi-automated system will move coal from the cars to ships for delivery. “No one in Oakland will ever see, smell or breathe coal dust,” said Greg McConnell, an Oakland-based consultant for . “We want the Oakland Protocol to be the way the world’s commodities are shipped and handled in the future,” Siegel said.

“Oakland Initiatives Fund”

will also create the “Oakland Initiatives Fund” to develop resources to fund service programs in accordance with City of Oakland initiatives. Under the “Oakland Initiatives Fund”, ITS will deposit 50 cents per ton for all commodities shipped through the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal. estimates that $6 million to $7 million generated, annually. “Equally important, ITS will leave decisions on how to spend the money to community representatives,” said Siegel.

Stay tuned.

OaklandNewsNow.com, Oakland News Now, Oakland-News-Now.com @OaklandNewsNow oaklandnewsblog.com is by Zennie62Media, Inc. with CEO Zenophon Abraham AKA Zennie62 YouTube Oakland News Now Commentary Vlog YouTube Partner, Oakland California blogger / vlogger @ZennieAbraham . Hire @Zennie62Media, Inc to tell your story.

Zennie62Media uses smartphones enabling our 98-blog network, specially-made blogs, website, social media platforms covering politics, news, sports, and tech, @Oaklandcitynews, Oakland City Council, North Oakland, East Oakland, Montclair, Adams Point, Uptown Oakland food culture, Oakland City, Oakland Cemetery, Oakland crime, Oakland directions, Oakland airport, Oakland, California ghetto, Oakland, California Map, Oakland Raiders, Oakland City Hall Plaza, East Oakland, Jack London Square, London Square, Golden State Warriors, Chase Center, Bob Myers, Joe Lacob, Peter Guber, NBC Bay Area, Council-Member, Councilmember, Council President, Mayor of Oakland, Public-Safety, Affordable Housing, BBQ Becky Dr. Jennifer Schulte , Jogger Joe Henry Sintay, Oakland crime news, Chauncey Bailey, Bank of America loans, COVID-19 updates, homeless news, SF Bay Area news, Oakland artists, @breakingnewsbayarea, Emeryville, Atlanta news, Chevron Ecuador, Steven Donziger, Fayetteville GA news, @FayettevilleGA Fayette County Georgia, San Francisco news, San Jose news. Also, David Rubin Academy Awards, The Oscars ceremony ,Tom Hanks, Skyline High School, Oakland Sports, Oakland Panthers, Oakland Coliseum, Honda of Oakland, Oakland Arena, Oakland Raiders, Las Vegas Raiders, Las Vegas Stadium Construction, Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas Stadium Authority, NBA, NFL, NFL Draft, NFL Combine, CES Las Vegas tech, San Diego Comic Con sci-fi. @GrandLakeTheater @LasVegasHotels, Penny Dreadful City of Angels, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, AMPAS

Zennie62Media has content development and online reputation management clients like @InsightTerminalSolutions and The Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal, with California Capital Investment Group Managing Partner Phillip Phil Tagami @PhilTagami co-developer, @JohnSiegel John Siegel as ITS CEO exposing coal and Oakland fake news. Zennie62 has helped Maria Ayerdi Kaplan @MariaAyerdiKaplan, developer of Salesforce Transit Center in San Francisco, Kofi Bonner Five Points, San Francisco Shipyard, and Flowsent capture the Oakland Cannabis Delivery Dispensary @OaklandCannabis market with fitness model female bodybuilder Laura Ehlen and weedmaps help. We’ve partnered with CoLoursTV, CNN, YouTube, Google, NBC, Vice, Oakland Post / Post News Group, Landis PR, and other media organizations. Competition: The SF Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, Streetsblog San Francisco, SFStreetsBlog.org, San Francisco Business Times, Bizjournals.com, NY Times, Salt Lake Tribune, LA Times, Daily Californian, KQED, KALX, KPIX, KRON, Las Vegas Review Journal, East Bay Express, Oakland Tribune, Oakland Voices, The Mercury News, AJC, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Hoodline

WebiMax, Gadook, VJG Interactive, LocalEdge, Digital Firefly Marketing, GreyBox Creative, Igniyte, Reputation Rhino, Netmark, Outspoken Media, SEOValley, WebpageFX, NetReputati, san francisco reputation management, atlanta reputation management, los angeles reputation management, Indeed, airbnb, pinterest, credit karma, southwest airlines, mcdonalds, united airlines, Peel-A-Pound Soup, drudge report, astros, 49ers, frontier airlines, tractor supply, warriors, alaska airlines, buffalo wild wings, horoscope, shein, raiders, uhaul, ted bundy, nba finals, michaels coupon, Tua Tagovailoa, cheesecake factory, golden state warriors, kevin durant, realtor com, stephen curry, walgreens photo, drudge, facebook sign in, funny memes, hbo go, hbo now, oakland raiders, oakland national night out, vistaprint, braves, san francisco 49ers, monday night football, newegg, travis scott, zion williamson, kohls coupons, lands end, nancy pelosi, kohls coupon, hotwire, kamala harris, Patrick Mahomes, mark davis raiders wife, al davis,mark davis net worth, mark davis van, mark davis raiders haircut, mark davis car, mark davis minivan, raiders owner net worth, harry potter, giants, craigslist sf, craig newmark, vic beasley, california earthquake, boston weather, las vegas weather, Eric Metz, sf giants, san francisco weather, san francisco, los angeles weather, lord and taylor, star wars, star wars episode, star trek, star trek discovery, william shatner, zinni.com, zenni.com, leonard nimoy, j.j.abrams, jimmy garoppolo, hawaiian airlines, detective pikachu, clint eastwood, bed bath and beyond coupon, abercrombie, pewdiepie, sfgate, sc lottery, san diego weather, san antonio weather, southwest flights, pikachu, golden state, myatt, just mercy, french open, colourpop, cam newton, anna kendrick, actor, sexual harrassment, klay thompson, harbor freight coupon, robin williams, protest in Oakland, portland protest, Berkeley protest, Chicago protest, LA protest, Howard Terminal Ballpark, Seattle protest, portland weather, phoenix weather, north carolina, macbook, how, bath and body works coupon, The Pandemic, sports events,googleflights, daytona 500, daily horoscope, ashton kutcher, mask, Economic Stimulus, andrew luck, alamo drafthouse, 49ers schedule, trump tweets, thanksgiving,How to, What is, How do I, What do I, Who is? , Electronic Frontier Foundation, Howard Terminal Ballpark, Natalie Silver, Pass It On, Barbara Leslie, Yui Hay Lee, Andreas Cluver, White Journalists, Blacks In Media, David Rubin, Frances Dinkelspiel, Alana Nguyen SFGate, Cat Brooks, Anti Police-Terror Project, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Glenview, Restorative Justice, School Crossing Guards

Bill Belichick ,New England Patriots, Sean Payton, New Orleans Saints, Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs , John Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens, Sean McVay, Los Angeles Rams, Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers, Kyle Shanahan, San Francisco 49ers, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks, Bruce Arians, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Frank Reich, Indianapolis Colts , Mike Zimmer , Minnesota Vikings , Doug Pederson, Philadelphia Eagles , Mike Vrabel, Tennessee Titans , Sean McDermott, Buffalo Bills , Matt Nagy, Chicago Bears , Kliff Kingsbury, Arizona Cardinals , Zac Taylor, Cincinnati Bengals, Bill O’Brien, Houston Texans, Kevin Stefanski, Cleveland Browns, Ron Rivera, Washington Redskins , Brian Flores, Miami Dolphins , Joe Judge, New York Giants, Mike McCarthy, Dallas Cowboys, Matt Rhule, Carolina Panthers, Jon Gruden, Las Vegas Raiders, Matt LaFleur, Green Bay Packers, Anthony Lynn, Los Angeles Chargers, Vic Fangio, Denver Broncos, Dan Quinn, Atlanta Falcons, Matt Patricia, Detroit Lions, Doug Marrone, Jacksonville Jaguars, Adam Gase, New York Jets

Also Elon Musk, YouTuber , Nura Gabbara, Pat Abraham Yerger, Patricia Yerger, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf @LibbySchaaf, Councilmember Nikki Fortunato Bas, Dan Kalb of District 1, Loren Taylor, Lynette Gibson McElhaney, Sheng Thao, Noel Gallo, Robert Bobb, Rebecca Kaplan, Larry Reid, Tech Entrepreneur Sarah Lacy, Personal Trainer Megan Avalon Buffed Barbie, Social Media Pioneer Marc Canter, Beth Schnitzer, Spritz Marketing, Eleanor Wikstrom, SF Mayor London Breed, Scott McKibben, CA Assemblymember Buffy Wicks, Schools Superintendent Tony Thurmond, Berkeley Councilmember Ben Bartlett @BenBartlett, Raiders Charles Woodson, 49ers Jerry Rice, Grand Lake Theater Oakland Owner Allan Michaan, Gary Meyer Telluride, Eat Drink Films, C.J. Hirschfeld, Issac Kos-Reed, Salsa-By-The-Lake, AMC Cinemark TinselTown, Children's Fairyland, Irvine City Manager John Russo, Guy Fieri, Oakland CAO Edward Reiskin, Raiders Coach Jon Gruden Running Back Josh Jacobs, Stanford HC David Shaw, Tri Ngo, Atlanta Falcons Coach Dan Quinn, Michael Mina, NFL Draft Mr. Irrelevant Head Melanie Fitch, Paul Satala. Eva Crawford, Lauren Weisheit, Subscribe to ’s @Zennie62 YouTube Channel, today!

About the Author

Zennie Abraham
Zennie Abraham is the CEO of Zennie62Media
;

Ben Bartlett Berkeley Councilmember Introduces “Safety For All: George Floyd Community Safety Act

Councilmember Ben Bartlett, Coalition App For City Of Berkeley Virtual Town Hall April 22nd, 2020

Oakland News Now Recent Blog Posts