Long trains carrying oil in tank cars are DANGEROUS! See this powerful information.

See these photos of oil train derailments since 2013 in Canada and U.S.

Although not currently in the news, oil trains are dangerous.  See the link here for a collection of photos since 2013:

A Timeline of Oil Train Derailments In Pictures

Since 2013, North America has seen at least 21 oil train accidents—and counting



Another huge oil tanker train derailed in Washington State in late December 2020. The “regulatory” agencies failed again to protect us.



Here is more information about the highly toxic oil train derailment in Whatcom County WA in December 2020:

A State Patrol officer says it is “extremely toxic,” so people should stay far away.  See this TV news report:  6 minutes of video and commentary here:  https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/train-derails-whatcom-county/STYRPR6YBBBDJK6U5FC6N5MWEU/  

I produced and hosted my May 2015 TV program about the dangerous oil trains in our region.  You can watch the video and/or read about it at this link:

TV: “Stop the Dangerous Oil Trains. Protect Our Communities and Climate” – Glen’s Parallax Perspectives










About GlenAnderson 1515 Articles
Since the late 1960s Glen Anderson has devoted his life to working as a volunteer for peace, nonviolence, social justice, and progressive political issues. He has worked through many existing organizations and started several. Over the years he has worked especially for such wide-ranging goals as making peace with Vietnam, eliminating nuclear weapons, converting from a military economy to a peacetime economy, abolishing the death penalty, promoting nonviolence at all levels throughout society, and helping people organize and strategize for grassroots movements to solve many kinds of problems. He writes, speaks, and conducts training workshops on a wide variety of topics. Since 1987 he has produced and hosted a one-hour cable TV interview program on many kinds of issues. Since 2017 he has blogged at https://parallaxperspectives.org He lives in Lacey near Olympia WA. You can reach him at (360) 491-9093 glen@parallaxperspectives.org