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March 5, 2015 | Feature

Map: Crude-by-Rail Across America

Railroad shipments of volatile crude oil into America's cities have dramatically increased, with explosive results. See a map of major crude oil train accidents since 2012—and the communities that are fighting back.

June 20, 2014 | Feature

Dryden: The Town That Changed The Fracking Game

When the oil and gas industry came to the small town of Dryden, NY, with plans to start fracking, things didn’t turn out quite how they expected. Find out how a group of neighbors turned the tables on a powerful industry—and changed the fracking game forever. View the photo essay.

April 20, 2015 | Case

Defending the San Francisco Bay from Volatile Crude Oil Shipments

Tesoro owns and operates California’s fourth-largest refinery, the Golden Eagle Refinery, located near Martinez. It plans to switch to processing lower-quality crude oil, like Bakken crude and Canadian tar sands, which are dangerous to transport and difficult and expensive to clean up in the event of spills.

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