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Oil By Rail

2016-08-30T12:05:16-04:00

The business of oil-by-rail, the transport of crude oil by rail, barge and ships from oil fields in North Dakota, to refineries on the east coast, is booming. Railroads carried more than 400,000 carloads of crude oils last year, up from 9,500 in 2008, according to the Association of American READ MORE

Essex Chain Lakes Classification

2020-02-04T14:19:00-05:00

The Adirondack Mountain Club, the Adirondack Council,  Protect the Adirondacks, and Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve are all calling for the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) to go slowly in making a final recommendation to Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the classification and management of roughly 40,000 acres of new READ MORE