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BNSF, enviros reach settlement

BNSF Railway has reached a tentative settlement with Washington environmental groups over coal dust from uncovered train cars. Under the agreement, the railroad will fund a two-year study into methods for covering rail cars carrying coal. BNSF will also spend $1 million on conservation and restoration projects in the state and cleanup coal or petcoke deposits near water bodies/Becky Kramer, SR. More here.

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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