Trains carrying volatile crude oil

Trains carrying volatile crude oil

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two environmental groups say they plan to sue over a Yorktown terminal that accepts trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale region. Media outlets report that the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club’s Virginia chapter said Thursday they have given a 60-day notice of their plans … Continue reading

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Amtrak cancels trains between DC, Norfolk, Va., due to snow

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak has suspended some train service due to the winter weather moving through the mid-Atlantic region. Northeast Regional trains between Norfolk, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia were cancelled Thursday, along with the Northeast Regional between Newport News, Virginia and Washington. Amtrak says the Palmetto train that operates between New York City and … Continue reading