Bakken crude oil trains just like the ones involved in the 2013 disaster in Lac-Magantic that killed 47 people are rolling through Western NY and communities across New York State.
Summary of the local situation by Charley Bowman of WNY Drilling Defense and Environmental Justice Task Force WNY Peace Center, Inc.
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