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A Surge in Oil and Coal Transportation in the Northwest Raises Environmental Concerns

A Surge in Oil and Coal Transportation in the Northwest Raises Environmental Concerns

October 24, 2014 by Carol Tobin
Category: Oil and Coal

The development of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has led to a surge in oil production in the U.S. Because the expansion of oil production has outpaced the expansion of the nation’s pipeline system, much of the new oil is moved by train. According to...

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