Also, Rachel Maddow had a four-minute segment about a recent freight derailment and the ongoing attempts by the rail industry and its customers to fight critical federal rail safety regulations. Maddow has been following the problems of “bomb trains” very closely. This segment highlights the dangers posed by some of the other rail hazmats.
ForestEthics, the Sierra Club, and Earthjustice have sued to require Sec. Foxx to issue an emergency order to stop bomb trains.For more information about the litigation, including a link to the complaint, http://earthjustice.org/news/
press/2014/administration- failing-to-protect-public- from-dangerous-crude-oil- trains