Oil By Rail - the dangers of a "pipeline on wheels"
Stand Up To Oil
Communities Fueling Change
Oil Trains and the Government’s Failure to Protect People, Wildlife and the Environment
Oil Change International
Infographics, factsheets, an interactive map, reports and much more. A great research site.
Sandpoint oil by rail resolution
Read the City of Sandpoint's resolution to protect its citizens and natural resources from the potential negative impacts of increased oil-by-rail traffic.
Fossil Fuels Factsheet
A short summary of fossil fuel shipments and their potential impacts on our watershed. A great print-out resource!
Off the Rails - Forest Ethics Report
This Forest Ethics report details combined potential impacts of the pending Oil-by rail and coal proposals.
Heavy Traffic Still Ahead
This report reevaluates the anticipated increase in coal train traffic in light of the current proposals for new or expanded port facilities in the Pacific Northwest. Also highlights impacts to taxpayers.
The Northwest’s Pipeline on Rails
Sightline Institute has created a comprehensive blog with a region-wide review of all the oil-by-rail projects planned or currently operating in the Northwest. Many infographs and fantastic reading are presented through regular postings.
Federal safety recommendations for Oil-by-Rail transport: What they mean for taxpayers.
Heavy Traffic Still Ahead, Exec. Summary
The two-page fact sheet summarizing the 80+ page HTSA Report.
Oil trains are the new coal trains
Guest opinion by Todd Paglia in The Seattle Times.
Types of Crude Oil
EPA definitions of class A-D oils and their characteristics.
Watch a September 5, 2013 investigative report from NBC News on how unsafe the crude oil trains are that roll through our communities everyday: Danger on the tracks: Unsafe rail cars carry oil through US towns.