Tag Archives: Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow: North Dakota oil train safeguards too little too late

By now you’ve probably read about the latest railway disaster involving crude oil transported out of the Bakken. A train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed during a snowstorm in southern West Virginia on Monday, sending at … Continue reading

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Video: Big Oil and Bad Air on the Texas Prairie

Powerful reports today on the relationship between oil and gas drilling in Texas and air pollution. First, a joint report by the Center for Public Integrity, the Weather Channel and Inside Climate News: Deep in the heart of South Texas, … Continue reading

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Video: Chaos in North Dakota

Who’s minding the store? It’s clear that nobody is looking after the public interest. We hear it over and over again from public officials in North Dakota and eastern Montana, “This is the price you have to pay for energy … Continue reading

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