Stories tagged: coal dust
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
BNSF Railway has reached a tentative settlement with Washington environmental groups over coal dust from uncovered train cars.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
A trial set for next month will weigh whether coal dust that spills into waterways from passing BNSF coal trains violates environmental law.
Sun., May 29, 2016
The damage to human health resulting from this increase in train traffic, particularly trains transporting coal, is not hypothetical or abstract.
Thu., July 25, 2013
BNSF Railway Co. is polluting Washington’s waterways with releases of coal dust and chunks of coal from open-top rail cars, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. The Spokane Riverkeeper joined the …