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Cuomo Orders New Round of Safety Checks as Inspectors Uncover Defects in Train Cars and Tracks Carrying Crude Oil

Is a Bomb Train Rolling Through Your Community?

Enviro Groups Call DOT’s Oil Train Speed Limit ‘Toothless’

Hudson River power line gets a final OK to build

Video: ‘A Danger on Rails’

Response to Department of Transportation’s Toothless Emergency Order Regarding “Bomb Trains”

For Immediate Release: April 17, 2015 Contact:Cliff Weathers, Communications Director, Riverkeeper 914-478-4501, Ext. 239 Matt Krogh, Director, Extreme Oil Campaign, ForestEthics 360-734-2951 Riverkeeper and ForestEthics Respond to Department of Transportation’s Toothless Emergency Order Regarding “Bomb Trains” Advocacy groups call on the DOT to do much more to prevent oil-by-rail disasters. OSSINING, NY— The Department of Transportation just issued an emergency order requiring trains transporting certain types of crude oil to slow down to 40 mph in certain agency-defined large urban areas. The speed limit in the emergency order is less […] Learn More

Riverkeeper Earth Day Talk on Rockland County “Bomb” Trains

How a Hudson Highlands Mountain Shaped Tussles Over Energy and the Environment

4th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep tops 100 cleanup sites

May 9 day of service has grown to be a powerful force in the restoration of the Hudson. Learn More

Editorial: Urgency on rail safety can’t move bureaucracy