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