Groups sue BNSF, say coal trains pollute waterways
(Source: The Spokesman-Review, July 25, 2013)
SPOKANE, Wash. — BNSF Railway Co. is polluting Washington’s waterways with releases of coal dust and chunks of coal from open-top rail cars, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges. The Spokane Riverkeeper joined the Sierra Club, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and other nonprofit groups in filing the suit in U.S. District Court in Spokane. A companion lawsuit was filed in Western Washington.
Full story: The Spokesman-Review
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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