Center for Biological Diversity

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Black smoke billows from the derailed CN Rail train. Six of the cars carried hazardous and highly-flammable materials. (Screenshot via CBC)
The fiery derailment of a train carrying petroleum products and other hazardous chemicals in Saskatchewan on Tuesday puts yet another "spotlight" on the dangers posed to people and planet by transporting oil and other hazardous materials, environmental groups charged on Wednesday. Residents described the scene as a "flash of light," after 26 of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Amid calls for an outright ban of old, dangerous tank cars that transport...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has put the ecosystems, water resources, and...

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