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May 14, 2015 | Blog Post

7 Hidden Dangers Buried in the Federal Tank Car Rule

Amidst a spate of fiery accidents involving trains hauling crude oil, the Obama administration has released woefully weak standards that leave dangerous trains on the tracks for far too long.

May 14, 2015 | Case

Challenging Weak Safety Standards For Oil Trains

The new safety standards issued by the Department of Transportation take too long to get dangerous tank cars off the tracks and contain loopholes that leave too many vulnerable

May 13, 2015 | Feature

Saving America's Arctic

Allowing reckless oil and gas development not only puts the fragile and irreplaceable Arctic Ocean at risk of devastating oil spills, but also threatens to worsen climate change, undermine national climate goals, and further stress the dramatically changing region.

May 12, 2015 | Blog Post

Texas Bans Fracking Bans

If signed into law by the governor, the Lone Star State will undo decades of local regulation protecting communities from fracking, including at least 27 drilling bans.

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