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Environmental Update On Oil Trains, Coal & More

OPB |May 20, 2014 12:15 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll round-up some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.

Environmental Update On Oil-By-Rail In the Northwest

OPB |Jan. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: Increasingly, trains are carrying crude oil across the Northwest. After derailments in other places, lawmakers are asking for more information and better safety standards.

Environmental Update

July 10, 2013 12:30 p.m.

The recent oil train disaster in Canada and the latest coal terminal hearings in Oregon have raised new questions for the Pacific Northwest's stake in fossil fuel import and export.

Coal Would Bring More Rail Traffic To Northwest

April 05, 2013 12:45 p.m.

An investigation by EarthFix reporter Bonnie Stewart shows it would take a lot to get Northwest railways ready for more coal trains.

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