7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516

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

30 years after major diesel spill into Whitefish Lake

(Source: Flathead Beacon, August 7, 2019)

WHITEFISH, Mont. ó Charlie Abell has spent nearly all of his 80 years living along the shores of Whitefish Lake. From Abellís living room, he can watch trains zip across the causeway at Mackinaw Bay, the very spot 30 years ago this summer where a Burlington Northern freight derailed and spilled between 20,000 and 25,000 gallons of diesel fuel into Whitefish Lake.

Full story: Flathead Beacon

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Like us on Facebook at
Facebook.com/BLETNational

Sign up for BLET News Flash Alerts

© 1997-2019 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

 


Decertification Helpline
(216) 694-0240

Sign up for BLET
News Flash Alerts

DAILY HEADLINES

Worker dies after being pinned between two tank cars Beaumont, Texas
Another round of furloughs at UPís Bailey Yard
STB: U.S. Class Is employed fewer workers in July 2019
Trains block east-side Des Moines streets for hours, prompting accidents, outcry from nearby businesses
Taxation of lost wages awards under FELA: the Illinois appellate court applies Loos v. BNSF
Court rejects rail shippers class formation request; Senators press for rail reform
Third UP train derails in just over a month at same Spokane rail yard
UP train cars derail near downtown San Antonio
Time is nigh for overnight passenger train service between Montreal and NYC
RRB Q&A: Unemployment and sickness benefits for railroad employees
Get the latest labor news from the Teamsters

More Headlines