by Emily Atkin Posted on February 24, 2015 Updated: February 24, 2015
The derailment saw nearly 30,000 gallons of Bakken crude oil dumped in and around the James River.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 23, 2015
This is an issue that's been largely overlooked in the debate about the safety of oil trains: secrecy.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 17, 2015 Updated: February 17, 2015
Crude oil is pouring into a river that supplies drinking water and two small towns have been evacuated after an oil train derailed in southern West Virginia on Monday.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 6, 2014 Updated: November 6, 2014
The FWHA said concerns over whether CSX will transport oil or hazardous materials through the open trench was "not relevant."
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 14, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
"It's an insult," said one resident.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on April 30, 2014 Updated: April 30, 2014
The City of Lynchburg said that between 12 and 14 crude oil tanker cars derailed next to the James River, though fortunately there have been no reported injuries.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 27, 2014
With EPA absent and only CSX there to answer questions, the meeting turned into more of a battlefield of arguments between residents and the company than a productive discussion on environmental health effects.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 21, 2014
As of Tuesday, workers were still attempting to get the leaning sand car and oil tanker off the bridge.
by Emily Atkin Posted on January 17, 2014
Since the proposal emerged, it has been difficult to obtain information what exactly would be moved through the trench
by Emily Atkin Posted on December 5, 2013 Updated: December 5, 2013
Less than 50 feet from the homes of families, children, and seniors -- and just a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol building.