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Oil By Rail Week of Action
Sunday | July 06, 2014 — Sunday | July 13, 2014
Various U.S. Locations | CA
At 1:14 am on July 6th, 2013, sleepy Lac-Mégantic, Quebec awoke to a nightmare — a train carrying deadly, highly-flammable oil had derailed and exploded in the center of town. Today, the grieving residents are still fighting to stop Big Oil from resuming shipments through their still-recovering community.
From Alabama to North Dakota, unsafe rail cars loaded with extremely volatile oil are secretly barreling through innocent towns — derailing, spilling, and exploding along the way. Lac-Mégantic is just the beginning, hundreds of towns across the US and Canada are in danger. Enough is enough!
Join us for a Week of Action event between July 6th-13th, or host your own! We’ll stand together in solidarity with Lac-Mégantic and send a powerful message to Big Oil and our decision makers: Protect our communities and keep extreme oil off the rails!
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