CRUDE OIL IN NEWBURGH: Virtual Pipeline, Real Risks
Monday, May 5, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
”Bomb trains” —that’s the name given to mile-long trains filled with explosive crude oil traveling each day through our neighborhoods, past our waterfronts and beside irreplaceable drinking water resources. Along a U.S.-Canadian “virtual pipeline” of trains, barges and ships, repeated accidents have delivered overwhelming environmental damage, brutal economic losses—and tragically, the deaths of dozens of people.
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Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson
Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will present information about the rise in volatile crude oil transportation through the Hudson Valley and the specific risks facing Orange County as well as neighboring communities, including the proposed expansion of Global Partners’ Hudson River oil terminal in New Windsor.