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Lac-Mégantic explosion, which killed 47 people. Photo Paul Chiasson.

Three oil train derailments over holiday weekend, fires still burn days later.

  Three trains in one weekend. In Northern Ontario late Saturday night, 29 cars of a CN Rail freight train carrying diluted bitumen (tar sands oil) derailed and seven cars caught fire. The fire was still burning on Monday, and response crews worked overnight in below freezing temperatures to attempt to contain the damage. On Saturday…

SSA terminals

The Sounder Newsletter – Jan/Feb 2015

Defending the Duwamish Soundkeeper settles case with SSA Terminals In January, Puget Soundkeeper settled one of its largest Clean Water Act cases to date. SSA Terminals, which has a 200-acre container facility on Harbor Island, has agreed to install stormwater treatment systems that will significantly reduce the amount of pollution discharged from the site. In…

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