Posts Tagged ‘bomb trains’

Riverkeeper Calls for Robust Nationwide Review of Crude-by-Rail Insurance Industry

Comments submitted on a federal agency assessment of insurance availability and liability rules for hazardous waste transport by rail. On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed legislation entitled,… Read More

In Albany, an ongoing push to hold back oil-heating permit, new environmental threats

For some, living a few hundred feet from a rail yard can be an extraordinary nuisance; for residents of the Ezra Prentice Homes, it’s a constant reminder of the significant environmental threats be… Read More

The Hudson: A River at Risk

On Tuesday February 16th at 6pm, The Bard Center for Environmental Policy, The Bard Environmental and Urban Studies Department, and the Bard College Sustainability Council present a screening of thre… Read More

New Investigative Report Documents Threat from Oil Trains on Nation’s Neglected Rail Infrastructure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tina Posterli, Waterkeeper Alliance, [email protected], 516-526-9371 Eddie Scher, ForestEthics, [email protected], 415-815-7027 Leah Rae, Riverkeeper, lra… Read More

The Hudson: River at Risk

A FilmWorks Forum presentation of three important documentary films outlining the current risks facing our beloved river and its environs. Each film will be followed by a panel discussion & audien… Read More

Paul Gallay Presentation on Crude Oil Transport on the Hudson

Join Riverkeeper’s President, Paul Gallay for an update on crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley: including bomb trains, barges, tankers and the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. The event is f… Read More

POSTPONED: Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club Present: An Update on Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

Rescheduled date TBD Join Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club for a webinar panel addressing the latest risks facing New York through the vast transport of crude oil within the state. Also learn about wha… Read More

Riverkeeper Calls for Immediate Steps to Protect Public From Danger of Crude Oil Trains

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Leah Rae, Riverkeeper, (914) 478-4501 ext. 238 or (914) 715-6821, [email protected] After Disasters in West Virginia and Ontario, ‘What will it take for our leaders to … Read More

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson Submit Comments Calling on DOT to Enact Immediate, Comprehensive Changes to Crude Oil Rail Shipping Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440 x 222, [email protected] New draft regulations al… Read More

Crude Oil Transportation Risks to Rockland County

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will make a public presentation about the risks associated with crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County Legislature has previously passed a resolut… Read More

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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