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June 5, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Sierra Club sues BNSF over coal dust from trains

The Sierra Club is suing Burlington Northern Santa Fe in federal court in Seattle over coal dust that blows off trains into Washington rivers and Puget Sound. The suit filed Wednesday says the railway sends an average of four trains or 480 open-top rail cars through the state each day carrying coal from mines in Wyoming…

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