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Train Derails, Spills And Burns Oil In Columbia River Gorge

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 06.04.2016 | Green

A train carrying crude oil derailed Friday at the scenic Columbia River Gorge, spilling oil on the Oregon side of the river, which separates that stat...

Community Comes Together To Repaint Man's House After Teens Laugh At It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.12.2015 | Good News

It all started last month, after two teenagers in Pendleton, Oregon, insulted a 75-year-old man over the condition of his house within earshot of Josh...

Dairyland to Petrostate: Wisconsin Oil-By-Rail Routes Published for First Time

Steve Horn | Posted 09.07.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

DeSmogBlog is publishing the first documents ever obtained from the Wisconsin government revealing routes for oil-by-rail trains in the state carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the Bakken Shale basin.

White House Meeting Logs: Big Rail Lobbying Against 'Bomb Train' Regulations It Publicly Touts

Steve Horn | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

Big Rail has talked a big game to the public about its desire for increased safety measures for its trains carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") in the Bakken Shale. What happens behind closed doors, the meeting logs show, tells another story.

Corporate America Is Doing Terribly, But All Its CEOs Are Claiming 'We Made Good Progress'

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

* In latest 24 hours, most missed on revenue and/or profit * Most companies so far have missed on revenue estimates By B...

Rush to Art Exhibit at Chinese Historical Society: It's Gold!

Sally Fay | Posted 10.08.2011 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

I was mesmerized by the scenes of the Chinese in blue workers' suits, long black braids down their backs under straw hats. There they were in 1869 building the Central Pacific railroad to link America together as never before.

Michael bennet's Phil Anschutz Connections Paying Off With Conservative Associates

The Denver Post | Michael Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Colorado Job Losses Even Greater In '09 Than Initially Thought

The Denver Post | Aldo Svaldi and Greg Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

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Bad Rap for Lawyers Representing Victims of California Train Crash

Edward Lozzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward Lozzi

I'm tired of lawyers getting a bad rap every time there is a disaster with death and destruction. The Town Hall lawyers addressing the train crash victims need to be congratulated.