Public meeting set on BNSF expansion in Wisconsin
(Source: LaCrosse Tribune, April 19, 2014)
LACROSSE, Wisc. -- The prospect of more rail cars carrying crude oil and other flammable liquids through the region has prompted a public meeting Tuesday to air concerns about BNSF Railway Co.’s plans to add a second, parallel line on La Crosse’s east side. Citizens Acting for Rail Safety, or CARS, contends the second track would raise the risk of a serious rail accident in a residential area or a major spill in the La Crosse River Marsh and other nearby waterways and sensitive habitat.
Full story: LaCrosse Tribune
Monday, April 21, 2014
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