Archive for December, 2014

State oil train study stresses more saftey

State oil train study stresses more saftey

December 3, 2014 | KGMI| BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A new study done by the state says more needs to be done to make oil trains safer. It found that by 2020, up to 137 trains could pass through the state each week if all terminal proposals are approved and built and shipments continue to oil refineries including […]

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NY Gov. Cuomo reports progress in mitigating potential risks of crude oil transport

NY Gov. Cuomo reports progress in mitigating potential risks of crude oil transport

December 1, 2014|Daily Freeman|ALBANY >> Dozens of steps have been taken to protect communities and the environment in New York state from risk associated with transporting crude oil by train and barge, and now the federal government must do its part Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office said Monday. After being directed by Cuomo to evaluate New […]

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Train Derailment in Otter Tail County Minnesota

Train Derailment in Otter Tail County Minnesota

December 1, 2014 | Valley News Live| There has been another train derailment in the Valley, this time near Bluffton, Minnesota. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a train went off the tracks along Highway 10 in Otter Tail County. It happened around 6:00 a.m. near Bluffton, which is between New York Mills and Wadena. […]

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