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Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and Hazardous Material Trains to Prevent More Derailments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jared Margolis, Center for Biological Diversity, (971) 717-6404, JMargolis@biologicaldiversity.org Leah Rae, Riverkeeper, (914) 478-4501 x 238, LRae@riverkeeper.org Petition Seeks to Limit Length, Weight of Oil and Hazardous Material Trains to Prevent More Derailments Existing Federal Proposals Fail to Sufficiently Protect Public, Environment From “Bomb Trains” PORTLAND, Ore. – November 25, 2014 — In the face of a dramatic rise in trains carrying explosive crude oil and derailing in a series of devastating accidents, the Center for Biological Diversity and Riverkeeper, Inc. today petitioned the Obama administration […] Learn More

Riverkeeper worries about Niagara Bottling plant’s impact on Lower Esopus Creek

http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20141124/riverkeeper-worries-about-niagara-bottling-plants-impact-on-lower-esopus-creek Learn More

Local man reaches halfway mark of Mohawk River swim

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Our Backyard: Family Health, Community and Informed Choices

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Dozens of Hudson Valley schools along oil train tracks

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/tech/science/environment/2014/11/23/crude-oil-trains-near-school-districts/19462913/ Learn More

Get in the holiday spirit in the Hudson Valley

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Danskammer: An old plant breeds new controversies

http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/tech/science/environment/2014/11/22/danskammer-riverkeeper-hudon-environment/19419773/ Learn More

Experts Talk Climate Change and River Nov. 25

http://philipstown.info/2014/11/21/experts-talk-climate-change-river-nov-25/ Learn More

Groups say oil tanker cars on trains put Mid-Hudson communities, schools, infrastructure at risk

http://www.dailyfreeman.com/general-news/20141120/groups-say-oil-tanker-cars-on-trains-put-mid-hudson-communities-schools-infrastructure-at-risk Learn More

Enviro Health Group Maps Crude Oil Train Risks To Schools

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