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NWSOFA Indivisible Climate Change January 2021 Meeting

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

RSVP: https://act.indivisible.org/event/local-actions/161280/signup/

NWSOFA-Indivisible Climate Change

Palatine, IL 60074
When: Tuesday, January 26, 7:00 PM

The January meeting on Climate Change issues will feature a discussion on railroad transportation of dangerous goods including oil trains and other hazardous goods transported through our rails, roads, and air. Moderator Gerri Songer will host Bruce Campbell (formerly with Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives), Investigative Journalist Justin Mikulka, and Railroad Workers United representatives Mark Burrows and Fritz Edler. Fossil fuels transported on rail and truck are directly connected to the climate crisis. Please join us.

JUSTIN MIKULKA is an investigative journalist for the independent news and research organization DeSmog and author of the book, Bomb Trains: How Industry Greed and Regulatory Failure Put the Public at Risk. For the past five years, Justin has reported on the growing threat of explosive oil and ethanol trains in North America. Mikulka holds a degree in environmental engineering from Cornell University. He currently lives in Trumansburg, New York.

For Purchase on Amazon
Bomb Trains: How Industry Greed and Regulatory Failure Put the Public at Risk

BRUCE CAMPBELL is a former Executive Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, one of Canada’s leading independent think tanks. Author of The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster: Public Betrayal, Justice Denied, Campbell also wrote three major reports and a number of media commentaries on the Lac-Mégantic rail disaster, in which he chronicles the history of regulatory and managerial failure that made the Lac- Mégantic wreck invisible and which drives the increasingly risky industry that hasn’t learned any of the lessons revealed there.

Link to event information: https://nwsofaindivisible.my.webex.com/meet/ofa.nws

Details

Date:
January 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

NWSOFA
Website:
nwsofa.org