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- Just as the political opposition to crude by rail trains is growing in the US over the latest crash along the Colombia River Gorge, so is the public opposition.
- The political and regulatory fall-out from the crude by rail crash in the Colombia River Gorge earlier this month is still continuing.
- The fallout from Friday’s crude by rail crash in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon is intensifying after numerous local elected officials called for a temporary halt to the so-called “bomb trains” through the area until the cause of the crash is known and wreckage cleared. However, the company involved, Union Pacific, has blataently ignored their concerns and started running trains again, even though the clean-up of the crash site is still ongoing.
- The safety of crude by rail trains looks set to rocket up the political agenda again after a Union Pacific train carrying volatile Bakken crude derailed and exploded in Oregon's beautiful Columbia River gorge on Friday.
- A proposed Bakken oil pipeline through New York State appears to be based on wishful thinking.
- Tesoro-Savage wants to build what would be largest oil by rail terminal in the country along the Columbia River, but we have the opportunity to stop them. And for me, this one's personal.
- Well we will have to wait for another day and another trial for an American jury to rule on the “necessity defence” for direct action to prevent climate change.
- History will be made later today in an unassuming grey court room in Snohomish county in Washington State, when five activists – known as the Delta 5 - who blocked an explosive crude by rail train last year, will argue that their actions were justified by the threat of climate change.
- The proposed crude-by-rail terminals in the Pacific Northwest would cause climate disaster
- Just a few days ago, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest hurricane ever measured as it made landfall on the western coast of Mexico. It hit as we approach the end of another year that is expected to break last year’s record as the hottest year of recorded temperatures. Climate change is here and now. And...
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