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  1. Disaster Proclamation Issued for Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WHO-TV

    ... Program. Straight line winds from that storm toppled more than 80 train cars that day. Burlington Northern Santa Fe worked with a local heavy equipment contractor to upright the cars and put them back on the track. Clarke County residents have 45 ...

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  2. Disaster Proclamation Issued for Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... Program. Straight line winds from that storm toppled more than 80 train cars that day. Burlington Northern Santa Fe worked with a local heavy equipment contractor to upright the cars and put them back on the track. Clarke County residents have 45 ...

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  3. Port of Kalama Honored with Pathways 2020 Community Champions Award...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The 'economic vitality' category awards organizations that excel at creating jobs, employee wellness, training, employable skills, new or expanding business, transportation, financial security, reducing poverty, and higher wages. There are over 25 companies located at the Port of Kalama, which offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive.

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  4. District Court Imposes Divisibility Cap on Superfund LiabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | JD Supra

    A Wisconsin district court has ruled that NCR Corporation's liability for contamination in the Fox River is limited to NCR's share of contamination contributed to the river. In the first case to explore in depth the Superfund divisibility defense after the US Supreme Court's decision in Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co.

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  5. Jim Simons Buys UNP in Q1Read the original story

    Tuesday | GuruFocus.com

    ... 2014, Union Pacific generated freight revenues totaling $22.6 billion. In terms of competition, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is the primary competitor of Union Pacific. Other competitors include motor carriers, ship and barge operators, and ...

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  6. After a decade of conflict, utilities settle with BNSFRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    LINCOLN, Neb. - When the dispute with regional electric utilities began more than 10 years ago over rates charged to deliver coal to the Laramie River Station, the railroad was still known as the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway.

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  7. Southwest Chief gets Colorado funds to maintain tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Denver Post

    ... of the Southwest Chief's tracks. The Southwest Chief runs through southeast Colorado but the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad has refused to maintain the track for Amtrak past January 2016. That has prompted communities in Kansas and Colorado ...

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  8. Parked grain cars annoy Helena manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | SFGate

    ... going to do it staring at rusty, graffiti-laden rail cars," Kevin Huddy said. A spokesman for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad said storing the cars there is temporary until later this summer when the demand for grain cars increases with the ...

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  9. PRP in CERCLA Enforcement Action Saves Millions of Dollars with Successful Divisibility DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | JD Supra

    Action Item: On March 15, 2015, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in United States v. NCR Corp., No.

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  10. Court at the Fox River Site Opens Door to Superfund DivisibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | JD Supra

    On May 19, a district court ruled that a company had established divisibility for its liability at a major downstream segment of the Fox River mega-site in Wisconsin, capping its liability for that segment at 28%. This same court had initially held that the company, NCR, was jointly and severally liable for PCB contamination at the site.

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  11. Is the Shrinking Availability of Joint And Several Liability In Superfund Cases A Good Thing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | JD Supra

    Although it has taken a surprisingly long time, the holding in Burlington Northern which greatly lowered the standard for apportionment in Superfund cases is finally being embraced by lower courts. Last fall I blogged about a Seventh Circuit decision which rejected the trial court's conclusion in the long-running Lower Fox River Litigation that a portion of the liability was not divisible.

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  12. Should You Buy Union Pacific Post Recent Upgrades?Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | GuruFocus.com

    ... 2014, Union Pacific generated freight revenues totaling $22.6 billion. In terms of competition, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad is the primary competitor of Union Pacific. Other competitors include motor carriers, ship and barge operators, and ...

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  13. BNSF: Train kills person walking on railroad tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Burlington Northern Santa Fe spokesman Gus Melonas says the crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday about a mile east of town.

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  14. Hyster and Port of Everett, Washington, Celebrate Delivery of Three...Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | ThomasNet

    ... in support of the manufacturing and construction base. The Port of Everett is served by the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad and plays a vital role in support of the local aerospace industry, handling 100 percent of the oversized ...

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  15. Caltrain on Track to Install Positive Train ControlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... Amtrak declined an interview request for this story. A spokeswoman said Amtrak is in talks with Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific, which own the rail lines. "The Amtrak disaster shows why we must install Positive Train Control ...

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  16. Caltrain on Track to Install Positive Train ControlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NBC Bay Area

    ... Amtrak declined an interview request for this story. A spokeswoman said Amtrak is in talks with Burlington Northern Santa Fe and Union Pacific, which own the rail lines. "The Amtrak disaster shows why we must install Positive Train Control ...

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  17. Train hits car in south AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Amarillo.com

    ... ed out between two traffic barriers just east of South Polk Street. Moments later, a southbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train moving about 15 miles per hour struck the small white car on the driver's side, police said.

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  18. East Sprague slowly reinventing itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A pedestrian bridge planned for the University District has turned into a free speech battle at Spokane City Hall, but more importantly, that bridge is also a sign of new life being breathed into an old neighborhood long hobbled by crime and prostitution. The bridge will span the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks from the University District on the north side to the East Sprague neighborhood near Sherman.

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  19. I-Team: Danger on the RailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KFVS12

    ... flammable sweet crude oil. This disaster could have easily happened in the Heartland as the Burlington Northern Santa Fe train was headed for the Marquis oil terminal in Hayti, Missouri. "There's usually 95 to 100, or a little over 100 at one time," ...

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  20. Washington teen fatally struck by train on trestleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    ... I'm thinking about it," Jensen said. It's the ninth fatal accident in Washington involving a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train, said spokesman Gus Melonas. Bartz was a student at Arch-Bishop Murphy High School. Friends say she was a great athlete, ...

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