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Dangerous Bomb Trains Return to the Town That Was Devastated By One
Environment  (tags: dangerous oil trains, safety, protection, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 56 days ago - alternet.org
The oil trains will start rolling through downtown Lac-Megantic again by 2016. Other "dangerous goods" are already being shipped on the railway.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Stop Oil Trains, and Put Our Firefighters and the Public First
Environment  (tags: oil trains, dangers, safety, public safety, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, politics )

Cal
- 58 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Across the country, thousands of firefighters face an unprecedented new threat as big oil sends trains carrying millions of gallons of explosive crude through their communities. Despite the risks, the oil industry is saddling firefighters with the threat
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Expansion of Dirty Gas Pipeline
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, gas pipeline, safety, catastrophe brewing, energy, conservation, healthconditions )

Cal
- 83 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop a toxic and dangerous gas pipeline expansion project from moving forward in the NY City Metro area
Stop Fracking Our Communities to Export Gas! ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, healthconditions, wildlife, fracking, environment, politics, safety, water )

Nancy
- 150 days ago - secure3.convio.net
The oil and gas industry desperately wants to open up more export facilities so that they can sell gas overseas to the highest bidder.
TAKE ACTION NOW! We Can't Let Big Oil Get Away With This
Environment  (tags: oil trains, safety, energy, Big Oil, public safety.healthconditions, protection, politics, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 159 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell the Department of Transportation: Keep exploding oil trains out of American communities.
Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico's Baja Resorts
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Odile, Mexico, Baja coast, weather, climate, nature, water, evacuations, safety )

Carrie
- 167 days ago - rawstory.com
Thousands of tourists and locals in Mexico hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters Monday after Hurricane Odile crashed into Los Cabos resorts in the northwest, taking down trees with powerful winds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Protect Your Community From Exploding Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: danger of exploding oil trains, regulations, safety, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions, pollution, protection, green, government )

Cal
- 196 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
Trains carrying dangerous, highly explosive fuels travel through countless communities every day. You may be one of the 25 million Americans living in the blast zone of explosive oil trains without even knowing it.
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Environment  (tags: safety, crude oil transport, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, conservation, government )

Cal
- 221 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Peru: Don't Licence Soldiers and Police to Kill Environmental Protesters
Environment  (tags: ACTIVISTS, SAFETY, PERU, LAW, ecosystems, environment, destruction, protection, world, humans, government, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 243 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Laws recently passed in Peru exempt members of the armed forces and police from criminal responsibility if they cause injury or death to environmental protesters.
Urgent: Tell President Obama to Appoint Safety Advocates to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ! SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, safety )

Cher
- 252 days ago - secure.sierraclub.org
It is critical that the NRC is led by strong safety and public health advocates and currently there are two vacancies are the board. Send a message to the President asking him to fill these vacancies with strong safety advocates to the NRC.
Playing With Fire: U.S. Regulators Resort to Weak Voluntary Measures For Oil-By-Rail Safety
Environment  (tags: safety, rail oil transport, pollution, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, nature, humans, healthconditions )

Cal
- 294 days ago - alternet.org
Until now, efforts by the oil and rail industry to help first responders be prepared for an oil-by-rail accident have been only voluntary.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Make Oil Transportation Safer and More Transparent - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: oilspills, safety, oil transport, oil transport accidents, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 373 days ago - forcechange.com
Oil train safety continues to be a hot-button environmental issue in the Pacific Northwest. Statistics show that more oil was spilled in the United States in 2013 than in the previous 37 years combined
AUSTRALIA: Inquiry Told Fracking Wells Could Be Drilled Through Drinking Water Aquifers
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, water, safety, safety, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 378 days ago - abc.net.au
A WA parliamentary inquiry has been told that wells for fracking to release natural gas could be drilled through public drinking water aquifers.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Regulation of CanadaâEUR(TM)s Oil-By-Rail Policies - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: oil by train transport, oil industry, safety, safety concerns, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy )

Cal
- 382 days ago - forcechange.com
In light of Quebec's recent Lac-Mégantic oil train explosion that has most likely claimed 50 lives, Canada needs to seriously re-examine its policies regarding the transport of crude oil via the railway system.
OP-ED: Is There a Link Between Fracking and More Crime?
Environment  (tags: safety, crime, fracking, frack is whack, increased crime, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 400 days ago - thesouthern.com
Can the region's pubic safety infrastructure handle the increase in population that a "fracking" boom might bring? Is there a link to increased crime?
 

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