21 People Arrested Blockading Oil Train Route in Vancouver, WA

Vancouver, WA — Over 100 people stopped rail traffic (photo gallery) by forming a human blockade across the tracks in Vancouver, WA today. Organized by the Fossil Fuel Resistance Network in response to the recent oil train derailment in Mosier, OR, the action united voices from across the region in concern not only about the potential local impacts of continued oil-by-rail, but also about the immediate and critical threats of carbon emissions and climate change.