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June 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Dangers Of Oil Trains: The Mosier Accident

The recent derailment of a Union Pacific oil train carrying crude oil along the Columbia River highlights the dangers of transporting explosive fossil fuels on our nation’s railways.

June 7, 2016 | Feature

Fighting The Oakland Coal Nightmare

Developers, politicians and Utah coal barons want to bring the state’s largest coal export facility to West Oakland. Who schemed up the idea to send trainloads of coal to one of the most burdened neighborhoods in the area, and who is working to keep this nightmare from becoming a reality?

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.