Thursday, April 17, 2014

Crude Oil on Trains Spurs Legislative Proposal

Sacramento Assemblymember Roger Dickinson is introducing legislation he says will help protect communities from train accidents involving crude oil. The move comes as rail shipments of crude oil are skyrocketing, and activists warn of catastrophic accidents involving the highly flammable crude oil shipped on trains as much as a mile long through cities and communities across the country. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.