1370 Ontario St. - Mezzanine, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

Membership
Benefits
News and Issues
Departments
Secretary-Treasurers
Information
Merchandise
Communications
FELA
Events
Links
User Info

Inland NW needs more spill response capacity for oil trains

(Source: Northwest Public Radio, September 26, 2013)

PULLMAN, Wash. The rapid rise in crude oil shipping by rail means Northwest states need to bulk up their oil spill response capacity. That's according to members of a task force of Pacific states and British Columbia which met in Seattle Wednesday. Environmental regulators heard from BNSF Railway that mile-long crude oil trains from North Dakota could cross the Northwest around five times a day in coming years.

Full story and audio: Northwest Public Radio

Friday, September 27, 2013

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

© 1997-2014 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Safety Task Force Hotline
800-306-5414

Decertification Helpline
800-393-2716

DAILY HEADLINES

Teamster Nation: Get the latest updates in the War on Workers
Nebraska has emerged as ground zero in oil transport showdown
BNSF CEO: Keystone pipeline won't dent crude by rail
CP Rail launches legal action over Ottawa's new railway regulations
Public meetings set for Texas high-speed rail proposal
FRA report derails possible impact of high-speed rail in Florida
BNSF shooting suspect has court date
Signs of life stir for rail tunnel under Hudson
KCS to announce 3Q 2014 earnings on October 17
Pere Marquette Amtrak line celebrates 30 years in West Michigan
RRB: Deemed service month credits

More Headlines


Enter your e-mail address to receive BLET news updates.

Subscribe  Unsubscribe