by Katie Valentine Posted on September 12, 2014
The Sierra Club, Earthjustice and ForestEthics want the DOT to ban unsafe DOT-111 tanker cars.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 28, 2014
The city of London is testing out hybrid buses that can wirelessly recharge their batteries at bus stops, while British rail operators are trying out purely battery-powered trains.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 14, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
"It's an insult," said one resident.
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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 February 21, 2014
"Our concern is when they get these cars back on the track if they were to knock them over into our aquifer, or they leak in the densely populated area around here."
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on February 19, 2014 Updated: February 19, 2014
Within a decade the number of coal trains moving from mines in Wyoming and Montana across the northern plains and northwest could reach 63 a day.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 13, 2014
The train hit a building, but no injuries were reported.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on February 13, 2014
Living on an oil rail route is bad enough when you're allowed to use the trains.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on February 6, 2014
With a spate of recent oil train derailments and explosions, residents and lawmakers in Spokane are growing increasingly concerned about the threat these trains pose to their community.
by Emily Atkin Posted on February 5, 2014
“It’s like it spray-painted oil,” MPCA spokesperson Cathy Rofshus said.