by Katie Valentine Posted on September 24, 2014
This despite several studies finding that the North Dakota Bakken shale oil is more flammable and contains volatile gases.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 9, 2014
Millions of Americans live close enough to an oil-by-rail route that they would have to be evacuated in the case of an explosion, according to a new map.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 8, 2014
The small Quebec town is struggling to come to terms with the losses the crash inflicted.
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by Emily Atkin Posted on June 4, 2014 Updated: June 4, 2014
The City Council of Vancouver, Wash. said the project poses "unacceptable risks" to the city's population of 160,000.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 28, 2014
Extreme heat can warp train tracks, so as climate change ramps up we could see more of the derailments and explosions that have plagued North America's fossil fuel industry recently.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 17, 2014
Oil trains could soon be traveling through Lac Mégantic, the tiny Quebec town that was the scene of one of the deadliest train accidents in Canadian history last July.
by Katie Valentine Posted on May 1, 2014
Another CSX train carrying 8,000 tons of coal derailed in Maryland early Thursday morning.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on April 17, 2014
Less than a year after Lac-Mégantic, it's largely luck that has prevented another deadly disaster.
by Emily Atkin Posted on March 26, 2014 Updated: March 26, 2014
It would be the first time crude oil could travel on trains through the Bay Area, the resolution said.