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City urges feds to ban oil, coal trains in Edmonds

 

Last updated 6/30/2016 at Noon



The Edmonds City Council unanimously passed two resolutions on Tuesday urging the federal government to ban the transport of crude oil and coal by rail through the city.

Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas spearheaded an effort to get before the council Resolution 1362, which bans the transport of crude oil through Edmonds, and Resolution 1363, which bans transport of coal.

Fraley-Monillas is a member of the Safe Energy Leadership Alliance, which is a coalition of local, state and tribal leaders from across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California and Canada that is working to ra...



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