Posts Tagged ‘transporting crude oil’

Riverkeeper Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking on Transport of Flammable Fuel by Rail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Continues call for immediate emergency action to ban the use of DOT-111 train cars to carry crude oi… Read More

Groups Challenge New York State’s Decision Not to Require Full Environmental Review of Plan to Expand Albany Crude Oil Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, 212-845-7390, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Facts show impacts to commun… Read More

DOT Action Fails to Fully Address Grave Risks of Shipping Explosive Crude through Communities and Along the Hudson River

Statement from Riverkeeper “The announcement by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx that the agency has issued an emergency order requiring railroads to notify state emergency management officials before mov… Read More

Enviro Groups Call for Emergency Action to Halt Crude Oil Trains in Light of Today’s Accident in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 914-489-0362, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Statement b… Read More

Governor Cuomo’s Concerns about Crude Oil Transport Should be followed by Immediate Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2014 Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, [email protected] Statement from Riverkeeper “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statement during an interview on … Read More

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