Thursday, November 6, 2014
November 6, 2014: Oil on the Tracks & Coastal Waters: Pacific NW Rises for Rail Safety & Planet's Future
If there was any question about how the public feels about “moving time bombs" - oil trains carrying volatile crude through Washington's coastal estuaries, aquifers, population centers and tribal lands - the answers became clear at a packed hearing before the state Department of Ecology last month. Ecology will present final recommendations on marine and rail oil safety to the Governor on December 1st. Martha Baskin has our report.