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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...

3 People Missing After Freight Trains Collide In Oklahoma

AP | Posted 08.24.2012 | Travel

GOODWELL, Okla. — Three Union Pacific Railroad crewmembers were missing after two freight trains collided Sunday in the Oklahoma Panhandle, auth...

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.

Railroads Charged With Price-Fixing

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 08.07.2011 | Denver

OMAHA, Neb. — Oxbow Mining filed a federal antitrust lawsuit Tuesday against Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe, saying the railroad...

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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Train Derails At Coal Creek Canyon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. — A freight train derailed near the foothills west of Denver Thursday, sending an empty grain car plunging about 25 feet to the ro...

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.