Monday, 23 February 2015

Dear Government Spin Doctor: A Journalist's Final Warning

Sean Holman-The Tyee

One last shot at the tyranny of the talking point. Story here.

Ten Fuel-Hauling Trains Could Derail Every Year in the U.S.

fuel fix
The (US) federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion in damage and possibly killing hundreds of people if an accident happens in a densely populated part of the U.S. Story here.