News | Environment | Nation | localAP | April 6, 2017 10:35 a.m. | Billings, Montana
Data obtained by The Associated Press shows that tens of thousands of safety defects were found when government inspectors checked the rail lines used to haul volatile crude oil across the country.
Union Pacific Railroad is suing Wasco County and Columbia River Gorge commissioners in an effort to push through a proposed track expansion.
News | Environment | localOPB | Dec. 12, 2016 2:25 p.m.
Union Pacific Railroad says it plans to appeal a decision blocking the expansion of its railroad track in Mosier, Oregon.
News | Environment | Energy | Transportation | local | Water | Oil Trains In The NorthwestNorthwest News Network | Aug. 10, 2016 4:02 p.m.
Union Pacific Railroad will be working with Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality to clean up oil that spilled from a derailed train in Mosier, Oregon.
News | Environment | Transportation | Renewable energy | local | Politics | Sustainability | Oil Trains In The NorthwestAP | July 28, 2016 8:33 a.m. | Seattle
Voters in Spokane will get to decide whether the city should prohibit the shipment of crude oil or coal by rail. The ballot measure, if approved, would make rail shipments of crude oil or coal a civil in
Officers received a call at about 2:40 p.m. Saturday reporting that someone was struck by a train near Northeast 82nd Avenue and Halsey Street.
News | Transportation | local | PoliticsThe Register-Guard | July 17, 2016 10:07 a.m.
If Oregon passenger train service stays on the Union Pacific line, it will be a bitter disappointment for the proponents of high-speed rail, who dream of a bullet train running parallel to Interstate 5, whisking riders from Eugene to Portland in an hour.
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.
Jason Rea, chief engineer for the western region of Union Pacific Railroad, described at a community meeting Friday in Mosier what had caused the June 3 derailment of 16 oil cars.