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Another Fiery Derailment Hits Booming Crude-by-Rail Business
Latest accident strikes in New Brunswick
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In Wake of Explosive Derailments, Warnings Issued on Crude by Rail
Crude oil from 'Bakken region may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil,' and may be transported in the 'Ford Pintos' of railcars
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Questions Remain After Massive Oil Train Explosion Forces Town to Evacuate
'Its time to have a conversation' about the dangers of transporting oil by rail
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Where the Oil Goes, What It Does, How It Moves (ie: Dangerously)
Rail traffic is set to restart Wednesday in the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, five months after the derailment and explosion of a train carrying crude oil killed 47 people, spilled six million liters of oil and destroyed the downtown. The restart comes amidst ongoing, disturbing revelations:...
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Just Another Front Yard Garden Fighting City Hall
Florida couple told to uproot her vegetables, but now she's fighting back
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Small Town Declares All-Out Offensive Against Tar Sands Port
Despite threats of legal action, South Portland, Maine vows to continue their fight against Big Oil in pipeline fight
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Eleven Things to Give #ClimateThanks For
It's a strange week when a deal for world peace seems closer than a climate treaty . Yet after Warsaw's disappointing UN climate talks , that's exactly where we've ended up. But, it's not all bad. For every missed opportunity at the international level, there are countries, states, cities and...
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Localists of the World, Unite! An Urgent Call to Join the Movement Against Corporate "Trade" Deals
Over the past two decades, communities across the world have been working to build more just, sustainable and locally based alternatives to the global corporate economy. As a result, pro-local initiatives have grown by leaps and bounds, including farmers markets, food cooperatives,“buy local” and “...
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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty is the Complete Opposite of 'Free Trade'
The TPP would strip our constitutional rights, while offering no gains for the majority of Americans. It's a win for corporations
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300 Foot Flames as Crude Oil Train Derails and Explodes in Rural Alabama
Green groups say accident, reminiscent of Lac Mégantic tragedy, highlights 'intolerable dangers of fossil fuels'
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