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July 20, 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.

January 12, 2017 | In the News: Times Union

Ezra Prentice Issues Aired

An event commemorated the three-year anniversary of the first press conference held to focus on the plight of residents at Ezra Prentice Homes in the wake of an increase in oil train traffic in Albany.

December 16, 2016 | Feature

An Earthjustice Year In Pictures

In 2016, thanks to the generous investment and partnership of our supporters, more than one hundred Earthjustice attorneys pursued hundreds of legal cases on behalf of clients across the country. Take a look back at a few moments from Earthjustice’s work this year, from a community in Albany's South End to a Pacific island, from the halls of Capitol Hill to the court of law.

October 13, 2016 | In the News: NWCN

Supreme Court Hears Case Against 'Environmentally Risky' Oil Terminals

Kristen Boyles, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: "That law should apply here. Ecology and the city of Hoquiam did not apply that law. If you applied that law, these projects would be banned. The oil shipping terminals are all risk and no reward for the people of Washington."

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