Letter: Keep railroad tank cars out of residential areas

The Buffalo News | July 9, 2015 | LTE by Francis A. Leli

Keep railroad tank cars out of residential areas

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Nationwide Protests Call for Immediate Ban on Oil Bomb Trains

EcoWatch | July 8, 2015 | Column by Cole Mellino

Monday was the second anniversary of the tragic Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, oil train disaster that killed 47 people. Since then, oil trains continue to derail and explode with five already this year. Four of the derailments occurred within just four weeks.

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'Keep it in the ground'

Press-Republican | July 7, 2015 | Column by Lohr McKinstry

TICONDEROGA — Activists blocked railroad tracks in Ticonderoga and chained themselves to natural-gas pipelines and transport trucks in Vermont on Tuesday as part of a day of protest nationwide.

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Day Of Action To Stop Extreme Energy Transport

Popular Resistance | July 7, 2015 | Column by Meaghan LaSala, Emma McCumber and Will Bennington

Nine arrested while hundreds rally in day of action to stop extreme energy transport in the Northeast.

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Minority, Low-Income Communities Bear Disproportionate Share Of Risk From Oil Trains In California

DeSmogBlog | July 7, 2015 | Column by Mike Gaworecki

People of color and low-income communities are bearing a disproportionate burden of risk from dangerous oil trains rolling through California, according to a new report by ForestEthics and Communities for a Better Environment.

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Activists in Albany call for rail safety on anniversary of Canadian train derailment

WNYT | July 6, 2015 | Staff Report

Monday marks two years since the deadly train derailment in Canada.

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The Yes Men Are Revolting, How About You?

DeSmogBlog | July 6, 2015 | Column by Justin Mikulka

In the third movie from the prankster activists, The Yes Men, made up of Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum, they set their sights on what they see as the biggest issue facing the world today — climate change.

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The Bomb Train Next Door: Part II

Nyack News & Views | July 6, 2015 | Column by Susan Hellauer

The second of a two part series about dangerous cargo that regularly rumbles through Rockland.

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Two Years After Oil Train Disaster, Profound Scars Remain in Lac-Mégantic

Common Dreams | July 6, 2015 | Column by Deirdre Fulton

Activists prepare for demonstrations across Canada and US this week to 'Stop Oil Trains'

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Rally on Lac Megantic disaster anniversary in Albany

Times Union | July 6, 2015 | Post by Eric Anderson

Between 80 and 100 people, many affiliated with People of Albany United for Safe Energy, rallied in front of the Governor’s Mansion on Eagle Street in Albany at noon Monday, calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban oil train traffic in the state.

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PAUSE, People of Albany United for Safe Energy
PAUSE is a grassroots group of individuals who have come together to promote safe, sustainable energy and fight for environmental justice. We engage the greater public to stop the fossil fuel industry’s assault on the people of Albany and our environment.