Increased Coal Train Traffic Could Mean Bad News For Public Health

Allison Roberts News

Box car after box car full of black rock, settled into the shape of bread loaves in uncovered containers, rumbles along the Bellingham waterfront. This is one of hundreds of communities that have grown up along the railways in the Northwest. If more coal is exported, that could mean more trains like these coming through towns on their way to export terminals. And that has some concerned about people’s health. Read more.