Residents of Albany, NY are concerned about the recent increase in oil trains there. (See this great video that talks about how crazily dangerous crude-by-rail is in Albany.) Today the Albany County Health Department, in response to an executive order, issued a moratorium on the expansion of crude-oil processing and storage at the Port of Albany. […]
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Short and sweet story from KTVU Channel 2 about the WesPac site and Pittsburgans fighting to stop it. PITTSBURG: Neighbors speak out against plans for old oil tank http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/pittsburg-neighbors-speak-out-against-plans-for/vCRKh9/ There’s a text version here.
Great overview story this morning from KQED! The story below has about a 5-minute long audio clip from their radio show this morning, as well as a text summary. Bay Area Residents Resist Crude-by-Rail as Accidents Rise http://blogs.kqed.org/science/audio/bay-area-residents-resist-crude-by-rail-as-accidents-rise/