Video Reports

At times, ‘a picture is worth a thousand words.’  The image below is a link to the first video in a playlist of news reports and presentations focusing on the issue of transporting hazardous substances by rail.  Also included are reports on the related issues of fracking, silica sand mining, ‘salt water’ disposal facilities, and pipeline. 

 

Video Playlist




 


 


Fossil Fuel Trains Presentation (January 16, 2020)

 


Rachel Maddow:  Bomb Trains (Part 1) – The Cars

 


Rachel Maddow:  Bomb Trains (Part 2) – Bad Cars and Explosive Crude

 


Rachel Maddow:  Bomb Trains (Part 3) – The Denial

 


The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster – 5 Years Later

 


Shipping Bakken Crude Oil By Train Unsafe at Any Speed

 


60 Minutes:  Shale Gas Drilling – Pros & Cons

 


Sand Mining Controversy in LaSalle County, IL

 


America’s 39 Dangerous Pipelines

 


Water Quality Press Conference

 


Anhydrous Ammonia Gas Tank Incident

 


Communities at Risk:  Hazards of LNG

 


Watford City White Owl ‘Saltwater’ Disposal Explosion

 


Justin Mikulka DeSmogCast:  The Science of Bomb Trains

 


Bruce Campbell Discusses New Book on Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster

 


Fritz Edler (RWU):  Oil Execs Try to Blame Workers for Tragic Accident

 


Fritz Edler (RWU):  Lessons of the Lac-Mégantic Rail Workers Defense

 


Jim Appleton (Former Fire Chief):  Mosier, Oregon Oil Train Derailment

 


Oil Trains:  Are Profits Worth Our Risk?

 


IL Congressman Brad Schneider

 


Shale Cowboys:  Fracking Under Trump | VPRO Documentary – 2017

 


The Problem with Transporting Radioactive Waste

 


Kevin Kamps (Beyond Nuclear):  Mobile Chernobyl