oil train derailment
Just a little over two months ago, a disastrous oil train derailment occurred in Mosier, Oregon, spilling 47,000 gallons
Should we go to trial, many of us will be arguing we did this out of necessity, in order to prevent a far greater looming evil -- of being incinerated in our sleep, of doing nothing to stop this deadly fossil fuel cargo while hundreds of thousands of people die each year from floods, disease, malnutrition, and heat stress due to climate change.
Black smoke billowed over the scene.
Like many environmental groups, the union had hoped for a new rule that would require companies to disclose all flammable
In one recent major incident, a train carrying 3 million gallons of crude oil derailed last month in West Virginia, causing
On Friday, March 6, while an oil train explosion in Illinois was still sending flames and black smoke into the air, railroad agents were in Washington, DC lobbying to weaken new train safety standards.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada said it was investigating and noted the accident occurred about 23 miles (37 km
These stunning aerial photos were taken by West Virginian Paul Corbit Brown, who lives just down the road from the site of
He said he would take up BNSF's response with the federal Department of Transportation, which oversees U.S. railways, later
Some 3,000 miles to the west, oil-by-rail is gathering steam along the Pacific Coast, a region long reliant on sea-borne