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Albany Oil Train Protest: Citizens Demand Action

August 27, 2014 | WAMC |

Representatives from a wide range of organizations gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion on Albany’s Eagle Street just before noon tuesday. They say Andrew Cuomo isn’t doing enough to protect the people of New York from the risks of crude oil trains.

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The rally comes over a year since the deadly explosion of a train carrying crude oil from North Dakota through Canada.  400,000 barrels of crude travel by rail every day, and the issue has become a political flashpoint in Albany.

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