Stories tagged: oil train
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 7:23 p.m.
Three people were arrested Thursday evening in a protest against oil trains that shut down the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks near Trent Avenue and Napa Street.
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016
Everything possible should be done to discourage crude oil by rail and, ultimately, the mode and the cargo should be declared unsafe and illegal.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
The women calling themselves “Raging Grannies” say they were well treated after being arrested for trespassing on Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks at Trent and Napa
Mon., July 25, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Canada’s transport minister says the rail car model involved in a fiery crash that killed 47 people in Quebec three years ago will no longer be allowed to transport oil …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Railroads hauling crude oil would be required to develop comprehensive plans for dealing with a significant oil spill, including providing detailed information to state and tribal authorities, under a rule …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Slow progress has been made on efforts to upgrade or replace tens of thousands of rupture-prone rail cars used to transport oil and ethanol, despite numerous fiery derailments that prompted …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Washington and Oregon environmental regulators said Tuesday that regional coordination and planning exercises such as drills aided in their response to the fiery train derailment along the Columbia River earlier …
Sat., June 11, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Railroad officials say at least one broken bolt holding the rail in place caused the fiery derailment of a Union Pacific train moving volatile crude oil through the Columbia River …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Crews have removed the last of the crude oil from a train that derailed Friday in the tiny Columbia River Gorge town of Mosier.
Wed., June 8, 2016
Congress must ensure that railroad reforms are rapidly adopted to ensure the safety of communities along oil shipping routes.
Sun., June 5, 2016, 5:20 p.m.
Track failure was likely the cause of the oil train derailment in Oregon, an official with Union Pacific Railroad said Sunday.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Environmental crews worked Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia River along the Washington-Oregon border after a Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire, but …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
An oil train has derailed near Hood River, Oregon, in the Columbia River Gorge, news accounts say.
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2015, 7:53 p.m.
GALENA, Ill. (AP) — A BNSF Railway freight train containing 103 cars loaded with crude oil has derailed near the northern Illinois city of Galena.
Sat., July 6, 2013, 2:13 p.m.
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — Provincial police say one person has died after a train carrying crude oil derailed, triggering several explosions and a huge blaze in a town in eastern Quebec. …