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Two National Guardsmen dead after helicopter crash
Spokane | washington |
BOISE, Idaho- An Idaho National Guard spokesman says the two crew members are dead after their Army National Guard helicopter crashed Thursday night in Boise. Col. Tim Marsano confirmed the deaths but did not release any details on the two pilots. He[...]
Nov 06, 2014 11:00pm | 18 views | source: Yahoo

Editorial: New oil rail rules must ensure accountability - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 PST
spokane | washington |
Spokane residents and officials frustrated by a railroad and oil industry filibuster at a June hearing on oil train safety will get another opportunity Oct. 28, and they'll have new sets of proposed federal and state regulations to support their call[...]
Oct 15, 2014 00:13am | 18 views | source: Yahoo

Oil train traffic concerns Spokane firefighters - SFGate
spokane | washington |
But other speakers focused on how they would respond to an accident. Nearly 3 billion gallons of crude oil will move through the state on trains this year. That volume could triple within five years, as highly flammable crude from North Dakota's Bakk[...]
Oct 29, 2014 6:39pm | 5 views | source: Google / SFGate

Disabled man, mom dead in Ore. MAX train accident - KREM
spokane | washington |
GRESHAM -- A 66-year-old mother and her 48-year-old disabled son died in a MAX train incident in Gresham Saturday morning. Bertha Nellie Kelly was riding in a motorized wheelchair, accompanied by her son, John Paul Kelly, when they were struck by a .[...]
Aug 17, 2014 10:59pm | 28 views | source: Google / KREM.com (subscription)

13 Empty Union Pacific Rail Cars Derail on Hwy. 730
Spokane | washington |
Crews from Union Pacific are working to get one of their trains, that derailed early Friday morning, back on the tracks.[...]
Aug 01, 2014 2:08pm | 52 views | source: Yahoo

Groups Seek Ban of Oil in Older Railroad Tank Cars - WSIL TV
spokane | washington |
SEATTLE (AP) - Environmental groups asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban shipments of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars, citing oil train wrecks and explosions and the agency's own findings that accidents pose a[...]
Jul 16, 2014 5:10pm | 21 views | source: Google / WSIL TV

City and state officials address oil trains in Seattle after Interbay derailment - Ballard News Tribune
tacoma | washington |
'?The economic benefits of coal export and oil trains are modest at best and are highly concentrated in rural areas of Whatcom County, while the sweeping costs are borne by communities from Spokane to Clark County to Tacoma, Seattle and Everett. It's[...]
Jul 31, 2014 8:36pm | 3 views | source: Google / Ballard News Tribune

Industries lobby hard to shape new oil train regulations
spokane | washington |
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.[...]
Jul 13, 2014 06:58am | 17 views | source: Yahoo

INFLUENCE GAME: Shaping railroad safety rules
Spokane | washington |
WASHINGTON (AP) - A string of fiery train derailments across the country has triggered a high-stakes but behind-the-scenes campaign to shape how the government responds to calls for tighter safety rules.[...]
Jul 13, 2014 05:44am | 11 views | source: Yahoo

Transparency needed about state's oil trains - Yakima Herald-Republic
spokane | washington |
Usually an accident creates inconvenience and increased cost, such as last week's derailment in Montana of a train carrying airplane fuselages to a Boeing plant in Western Washington. But the result can be devastatingly tragic, as in the July 2013 ..[...]
Jul 11, 2014 09:21am | 24 views | source: Google / Yakima Herald-Republic

Derailment intensifies concerns over oil transport through state - The Seattle Times
spokane | washington |
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wrote in his blog that he'd phoned U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to share his concerns about the derailment and '?the potential for a larger rail accident in our community.'? He'll be carefully ... T[...]
Jul 25, 2014 04:11am | 5 views | source: Google / The Seattle Times

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