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Half a Million California Students Attend School In Oil Train Blast Evacuation Zones

A new analysis by the Center for Biological Diversity finds that 500,000 students in California attend schools within a half-mile of rail tracks used by oil trains, and more than another 500,000 are within a mile of the tracks.

New Oil-By-Rail Regulations Are Big Win for Oil and Rail Industries, Won’t Stop “Bomb Trains”

Long-awaited oil-by-rail regulations are a guidebook for the oil and rail industries to continue doing business as usual

Might the Bakken Boom Get Derailed?

"The damages potentially resulting from an exposure could risk the financial soundness and viability of the rail transportation network in North America."

Safety alert issued over dangers of fracked oil

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an unprecedented safety alert on the transport of hydraulically fractured oil from North Dakota's booming Bakken oil fields that could also cool Canada's unconventional oil rush.

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