Tagged: oil trains

The future of oil trains redux

By Cate Huisman
Reader Contributor

A year ago in these pages, I wrote about a hearing in Spokane at which hundreds of inland Northwest residents protested the proposed construction of …

Debating the future of oil trains

By Cate Huisman
Reader Contributor

Last week, I attended a hearing in Spokane of Washington State’s Energy Facility Site Evaluation Committee (EFSEC). Their topic was the proposed Tesoro-Savage Vancouver Energy …

Bracing for an oil-train impact

By Cameron Rasmusson
Reader Staff

At about 1 a.m. on July 6, 2013, a train carrying Bakken crude oil exploded in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. Minutes later, the town …