Big Oil is working to extract every last drop of oil on the continent — regardless of the cost to our communities or climate. To succeed, they need ways to transport their explosive fuels, which is why they’re pushing new pipelines and increased crude-by-rail simultaneously. But recent pipeline spills and train accidents show that neither is safe. That’s why we’ve developed the materials on this page to help push back against the industry’s dangerous expansion.
Reports and Publications:
- Report: Runaway Train: The Reckless Expansion of Crude-by-Rail in North America (May 2014)
- Article: Pipelines vs. Rail: A False Choice (May 2014)
- Article: Tar sands reaching the US Gulf Coast by rail remains a dribble (June 2014)
- Map Data Download (Updated: August 20, 2014)
Join us July 6th – 13th for a continent-wide week of action in opposition to crude-by-rail. Together with ForestEthics, 350.org, The Sierra Club, residents of Lac-Mégantic, and concerned citizens across North America, we’re standing up to Big Oil and demanding their killer oil trains be taken off the tracks. You can join an action or host your own by clicking here: www.StopOilTrains.org.