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Two Years After Oil Train Disaster, Profound Scars Remain in Lac-Megantic


Business  (tags: Climate, Canada, Transportation, Fossil Fuels, Big Oil, Tar Sands, Quebec, Oil Change International )

Judy
- 1353 days ago - commondreams.org
A week of direct actions across Canada and the U.S. to stop so-called "bomb trains" began on Monday, the two-year anniversary of the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster



   

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JL A (281)
Monday July 6, 2015, 5:02 pm
How many deaths will it take until all acknowledge that too many have died, including wildlife, communities, sense of safety....thanks Judy
 

Animae C (507)
Monday July 6, 2015, 6:16 pm
i can't believe this is allowed to still go on!!!!
 

Gloria picchetti (304)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 5:11 am
Fossil fuel companies are treacherous monsters. Shared. Thank you Judy.
 

JL A (281)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 9:13 am
Judy--I just got this petition from Sen. Wyden about his legislation to address:
http://signherenow.org/get-oil-trains-off-the-tracks/wyden/
 

Sheryl G (359)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 11:51 am
Yes, how many must die first and even if they do not, if they live near the rails the every day uncertainty is terrible to live under daily. We've had enough of these accidents to know, this needs to stop. If working with sanity this is something that would of been stopped in it's tracks....so to speak.....until a guarantee that this will not continue is provided.

But not today, it's too important for the Greedy SOB's to sell more more more and could care less who suffers or dies in the meantime. Not to mention we need to keep the oil in the ground to prevent further Climate issues.
 

Sheryl G (359)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 11:53 am
Oh yes, I signed petition JL A provided and also posted it if anyone would like to give it a note to give it some legs.
Get Unsafe Trains Off The Tracks
 

Judy C (91)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 12:17 pm
Thanks everyone. Also, thank you for the petition link, JL. Definitely signed.
 

Judy C (91)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 12:34 pm
And thanks Dandelion for posting the petition as a new article.
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 1:59 pm
Noted. Thanks, Judy. Glad to see the big protests in Lac-Magantic. Also signed the petition Dandelion posted.
 

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday July 7, 2015, 2:17 pm
I would like to see how Stephen Harper would like it if an oil train would just go by at his house.
Petition signed.
 

Darlene W (289)
Wednesday July 8, 2015, 5:34 am
Also have signed many petitions on this--many vigils were held to honor those who lost their lives at Lac-Megantic. God bless all who care and love Mother Earth.
 

Janet B (0)
Wednesday July 8, 2015, 11:55 am
Thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (65)
Wednesday July 15, 2015, 10:30 am
:(
 
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