Videos: Lac-Megantic 2nd Anniversary Rally

From PAUSE's rally at the Governor's Mansion, July 6, 2015. Thanks to Joe Seeman for taking these videos!

Water Spirit Pete Looker

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Calls for a Ban on Crude Oil Transport

Time Warner Cable News | July 6, 2015 | Capital Tonight Interview

Monday marked the second anniversary of the Bakken crude oil train that derailed and exploded in Canada, killing 47 people. Bakken crude oil of course travels through and is stored at the Port of Albany. Last year, Governor Cuomo sent a letter to President Obama calling for more federal safety guidelines. But protestors Monday afternoon stood outside the governor's mansion, saying crude oil should not enter the area at all. Sandy Steubing of PAUSE - People of Albany United for Safe Energy - joined us to talk more about this.

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What about our clean energy future? #StopOilTrains

YouTube | July 6, 2015 | Video by Scrapple TV

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Petroleum Storage Surety Bill

Time Warner Cable News | June 9, 2015 | Video by Capital Tonight

When an accident happens involving crude oil, it can sometimes be taxpayers that foot the bill for cleanup. A group of lawmakers is trying to change that. The Petroleum Storage Surety bill would place the financial responsibility in the hands of the oil storage facility or vessel its traveling in. One of the sponsors, Queens Senator Tony Avella, joined us to talk more about this.

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US military concerned about oil train proximity to missile sites

MSNBC | May 13, 2015 | Video by The Rachel Maddow Show

Rachel Maddow reports on the close proximity of U.S. nuclear missile facilities in North Dakota to rail lines for transporting highly volatile crude oil, and shows U.S. military documents expressing concern about the risk to specific sites. Duration: 15:53

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Dangerously close – Oil by rail risks

Al Jazeera America | May 13, 2015 | Reports by Ali Velshi and Mary Snow

Ali Velshi investigates the speeding Amtrak train, which crashed just yards from tankers used to carry explosive cargo

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Bomb Trains in Syracuse?- What You Need to Know

Independent Media CNY | May 12, 2015 | Video by TheIndyCNY

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Improving Oil Transportation Safety Regulations

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USDOT Press Conference

YouTube | May 1, 2015 | Video by US Department of Transportation

Press Conference: Secretary Anthony Foxx

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Amtrak vs Bomb Train

YouTube | April 24, 2015 | Video by WNY Peace Center

A terrible Earth Day experience: meeting up with a "bomb" train on the shoreline of the Mohawk River...

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PAUSE works to promote safe, sustainable energy and environmental justice.  We aim to engage the greater public to stop the fossil fuel industry's assault on the people of Albany and our environment.