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Ban Oil Trains For Good

This post, “Ban Oil Trains For Good,” originally appeared on The Huffington Post, August 11, 2016. Just a little over two months ago, a disastrous oil train derailment occurred in Mosier, Oregon, spilling 47,000 gallons of Bakken crude oil from North Dakota. The fallout from that accident has seen the entire region debating whether transporting this ...


Waterkeeper Alliance Investigates Coal Pollution Spill at Cliffside Power Plant

Cleveland County, NC — Waterkeeper Alliance and Broad River Alliance, a Waterkeeper Alliance and MountainTrue Affiliate, responded yesterday to a report of a water pollution spill at Duke Energy’s Cliffside Steam Station on the Broad River, 50 miles west of Charlotte, with a three-hour investigation. The reported spill appears to have been caused by heavy ...

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Waterkeepers Respond to California Oil Spills

Sea level rise, super storms and ever more deadly fire seasons are increasing as climate change tightens its grip on communities around the globe. Oil spills have been increasing dramatically due to a disturbing combination of inadequate regulations, weakened infrastructure, and poor regulatory oversight. Within the United States, the quest for more fossil fuels also ...