The controversy over the use of a thirty-mile rail line in the central Adirondacks got a lot more interesting in recent weeks. The railroad that has been storing empty tank cars on the line--to the consternation of state and local officials--now … [Read more...] about Should state buy the Tahawus rail line?
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has won a preliminary round in its fight to remove empty tank cars stored on a rail line in the central Adirondacks. In a decision Tuesday, the federal Surface Transportation Board granted DEC’s … [Read more...] about DEC wins round in fight over tank cars
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has written a letter to a federal agency condemning the storage of empty tanker cars on a rail line in the central Adirondacks. “The Adirondack Park is a uniquely valuable and vulnerable natural resource, and is … [Read more...] about Schumer joins fight against tank cars on Adirondack rail line
Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to file a petition with the federal Surface Transportation Board to force a rail company to remove empty oil-tanker cars stored on tracks in the central Adirondacks. "The Adirondack Park is home to some of the world's … [Read more...] about Cuomo challenges storage of tank cars in Adirondacks
Peter Bauer of Protect the Adirondacks flew over the North Creek-Tahawus rail line on Thursday, giving us a better handle on how many and where railcars are being stored in the corridor. In the past few weeks, Iowa Pacific has moved sixty-five … [Read more...] about Tank Cars Stored Near Opalescent And Boreas
Four environmental groups and two Adirondack towns have written Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to take immediate action to stop the storage of empty tank cars on a rail line between North Creek and Newcomb. In another development, Iowa Pacific … [Read more...] about Coalition Urges Cuomo To Stop Tank-Car Storage