Archive for March, 2015

Thank YOU!!!

Thank YOU!!!

CARS – Citizens Acting for Rail Safety as well as those who follow the DOT-111 Reader were able to raise $3,845 yesterday to help the MEA – Midwest Environmental Advocates. The MEA has worked tirelessly to advocate for citizen groups throughout the Midwest on matters related to rail expansion,  frac-sand mining industry, unsustainable farming practices […]

Soil Disposal Work Continues At Train Derailment Site

Soil Disposal Work Continues At Train Derailment Site

March 1, 2015 | WCHS TV|MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. — Response teams are continuing to restore the environment around a fiery train car derailment in southern West Virginia. A statement Saturday from multiple agencies responding to the Feb. 16 derailment said excavated soil containing oil from the Mount Carbon site is being disposed at a Charleston […]

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Putting a brake to oil train derailments

Putting a brake to oil train derailments

March 1, 2015 | USA Today| The latest derailments of trains carrying crude oil in the U.S. and Canada are putting more pressure on government officials to end the fiery crashes. In fact, Washington is moving closer to adopting proposals that would force improvements in the tank cars and other equipment used to haul oil […]

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