Bakken Oil Fields http://nwpr.org en BNSF Won’t Stop Release Of Oil Train Info By Seeking Injunction http://nwpr.org/post/bnsf-won-t-stop-release-oil-train-info-seeking-injunction <p>The federal Department of Transportation has required railroads to notify states when they're shipping more than 1 million gallons of North Dakota crude oil by rail.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:58:06 +0000 Cassandra Profita 47949 at http://nwpr.org BNSF Won’t Stop Release Of Oil Train Info By Seeking Injunction Despite Confidentiality Concerns, BNSF Will Report Oil Shipments To States http://nwpr.org/post/despite-confidentiality-concerns-bnsf-will-report-oil-shipments-states <p>BNSF Railway said it will comply with a Saturday federal deadline to provide states with information about the frequency and routes of oil trains from North Dakota and Montana.</p><p>The railroad made that announcement Friday even though Washington, Oregon and Idaho have balked at signing confidentiality agreements about the crude oil shipments.</p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:45:24 +0000 Austin Jenkins 47126 at http://nwpr.org Despite Confidentiality Concerns, BNSF Will Report Oil Shipments To States Emergency Order Forces Transparency From Rail Industry On Oil Movements http://nwpr.org/post/emergency-order-forces-transparency-rail-industry-oil-movements <p>There are millions of gallons of oil moving by train through the Northwest.</p><p>Most of them are traveling from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota, to several refineries along Puget Sound.</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 23:45:08 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 45617 at http://nwpr.org Emergency Order Forces Transparency From Rail Industry On Oil Movements Canadian Oil Train Tragedy Draws Attention To Rising Oil Train Traffic In Pacific Northwest http://nwpr.org/post/canadian-oil-train-tragedy-draws-attention-rising-oil-train-traffic-pacific-northwest <p>A train loaded with oil exploded in Eastern Canada over the weekend. There are 13 confirmed deaths and dozens more missing. The train was carrying oil from the massive Bakken Oil Fields of North Dakota.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 13:25:52 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 30641 at http://nwpr.org Canadian Oil Train Tragedy Draws Attention To Rising Oil Train Traffic In Pacific Northwest