Lac-Megantic Train Disaster

Opponents take aim at U.S. West Coast crude-by-rail projects in the works

To crude producers hankering for a route to market while pipeline proposals stall, a bevy of crude-by-rail projects planned on the U.S. West Coast may look enticing. Big environmental organizations and small community groups have been teaming up to fight rail projects in various stages of development in the region. "We're as much of a green enclave as you're going to get in North America," said …

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