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Oil Trains In The Northwest

June 3, 2016 9:50 p.m.

OPB's coverage on the transportation of oil by rail in the Northwest.

News | local | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Failure Of Rail Fasteners Caused Train To Derail In Mosier, Union Pacific Says

June 11, 2016 7 p.m.

The Union Pacific Railroad says it has completed its investigation into an oil train derailment in the Columbia Gorge. The company says multiple metal fasteners failed in consecutive rail ties.

News | Environment | local | Energy | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Washington Governor Asks Union Pacific To Halt Oil Trains

June 25, 2016 12:09 a.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the Union Pacific Railroad to halt oil train shipments through Washington until the company does more walking inspections of its railroad track.

News | local | World | Politics | Nation

Wyden Discusses Brexit, Gun Control And Oil Trains

June 24, 2016 11:07 p.m.

OPB’s Kate Davidson talked with Oregon's senior Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden on Friday about national issues affecting the state.

News | local | Politics | Election 2016

OPB Politics Now: Oregon Gubernatorial Debates, Oil Trains, And More

June 23, 2016 10:25 p.m.

We explore the politics of oil trains in the Columbia River Gorge and discuss what to expect from the fall debates between the major candidates for Oregon governor.

Transportation | News | Environment | local | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Oil Train Derailment: Q&A With Federal Railroad Administration Head

June 23, 2016 9:30 p.m.

It’s Union Pacific’s fault. That’s the basic thrust of a preliminary report from federal railroad regulators Thursday. OPB's Kate Davidson spoke to the head of the Federal Railroad Administration to learn more. 

News | Environment | Economy | local | Nation | Oil Trains In The Northwest

New Report: Union Pacific Failed To Maintain Track, Resulting In Oil Train Derailment

June 23, 2016 3 p.m.

The Federal Railroad Administration said Union Pacific’s failure to maintain its track and equipment caused this month’s oil train derailment in the Columbia River Gorge.

News | Environment | local | Business | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Union Pacific To Restart Running Oil Trains Through Columbia Gorge

June 22, 2016 2:56 p.m.

Union Pacific officials say they plan to resume sending crude oil through the Columbia River Gorge. Last week, transportation officials in Oregon called for a moratorium on crude oil moving through the state.

Transportation | Health | News | NW Life | Economy | Nation | local | Politics | Business | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Oregon Congressmen Introduce Oil Train Safety Bill

July 14, 2016 11:45 p.m.

Members of Oregon’s Congressional Delegation introduced legislation Thursday to deal with oil train safety.

News | Environment | local | Land | Oil Trains In The Northwest

Mosier Groundwater Contaminated After Oil Train Derailment

July 19, 2016 8:45 p.m.

Groundwater at the site of the oil train derailment in Mosier, Oregon, is contaminated with elevated levels of benzene and other volatile organic compounds. But the main worry isn't drinking water: it's the health of nearby wildlife.

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April 27, 2016 6:39 p.m.

OPB's Internship Guidelines

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Resources For The Visually Impaired And Print Disabled In Oregon & SW Washington

Feb. 3, 2016 6:21 p.m.

Resources for the Visually Impaired and Print Disabled in Oregon & SW Washington

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May 9, 2016 11:15 p.m.

Comprehensive information about the types of internship opportunities available at OPB.

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Masters of Jazz: The Next Generation

Feb. 21, 2013 5:32 p.m.

Meet jazz musician, teacher and mentor Thara Memory and find out how he is training the next generation of jazz masters.

Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs a to Z

June 23, 2016 7:52 a.m.

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