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Railroads Pay to Relocate California Drinking Water Well

Railroads Pay to Relocate California Drinking Water Well

SAN FRANCISCO, California, February 4, 2009 (ENS) – The Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway have agreed to pay nearly $1 million in cleanup costs at a Superfund site in the town of Arvin, California, the U.S. EPA announced today. Located in an industrial, agricultural, and residential area of Kern County, the five acre site…

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Locomotive in Development

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Locomotive in Development

TOPEKA, Kansas, January 10, 2008 (ENS) – An experimental hydrogen fuel cell switch locomotive is under development by two cooperating companies – BNSF Railway and Vehicle Projects. Field testing is scheduled to start later this year. The fuel cell locomotive has the potential to reduce air pollution, is not dependent on oil for fuel, and…