The transportation of dangerous goods by rail is set to sky rocket
There are already 50-60 propane tank cars rolling through our towns and watershed every day and this number is set to sky rocket. If the additional three export facilities are approved and built, the Northern BC rail corridor will be carrying up to 230 pressurized LPG/propane tank cars and 180 tank cars filled with petroleum liquids per day. These trains will travel through the hearts of our communities and along the banks of our wild salmon rivers, posing real risks to human safety and salmon health. Read more...
Rail safety in the northwest is an ongoing concern, but with anticipated increases to rail traffic it is a growing topic of conversation. Read the full article.
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