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Oil Train Derails Near Mosier in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge
Environment  (tags: bomb trains, CO2emissions, destruction, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1137 days ago - oregonlive.com
A multi-car oil train derailment Friday in the Columbia River Gorge near Mosier sent up a massive plume of black smoke and stoked long-standing fears about the risks of hauling crude oil through one of the Pacific Northwest's most renowned landscapes.
Ban the Bomb Trains - Petition
Environment  (tags: obama administration, big oil, CEO's, safety improvements, bomb trains, dirty oil )

Sheryl
- 1287 days ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Instead of banning bomb trains or demanding safety improvements senior Obama staff sat down with Big Oil and railroad CEOs for a chat about why better breaks and slower speeds are a bad idea because they would cost Big Oil too much money.
Ban the Bomb Trains - Petition
Environment  (tags: bomb trains, Lac-Megantic, Canada, better brakes, thicker tank cars, fire, railroad )

Sheryl
- 1498 days ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
Nearing he 2nd anniversary of the bomb train disaster in Lac-Megantic, Canada. Setting an entire town on fire killing 47 people. 2 yrs later only prevention is a weak set of rules requiring slightly better brakes and thicker tank cars YEARS from now.
   

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