106 Norwegian reindeer killed by freight trains in 3 days
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106 Norwegian reindeer killed by freight trains in 3 days

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A Norwegian reindeer herder says that freight trains have killed more than 100 of the animals on the tracks in three days. Torstein Appfjell, a distraught reindeer herder in Helgeland county, said Sunday that the worst incident happened Saturday when 65 animals were mown down. Appfjell told The Associated Press by … Continue reading

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Trains carrying volatile crude oil
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Trains carrying volatile crude oil

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two environmental groups say they plan to sue over a Yorktown terminal that accepts trains carrying volatile crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale region. Media outlets report that the Center for Biological Diversity and the Sierra Club’s Virginia chapter said Thursday they have given a 60-day notice of their plans … Continue reading