Mar 14, 2014 — At a meeting this week in Elizabethtown, in Essex County, Canadian Pacific refused to disclose its emergency response plan in case of a major rail tanker disaster on its line in the Champlain Valley.
According to the Plattsburgh Press-Republican, CP spokesman Randy Marsh cited security concerns in declining to tell local government leaders and first responders about the company's response plan. Go to full article
Jul 28, 2004 — Two years ago, the Adirondack Park Agency established a new policy, designed to limit the visual impact of broadcast towers. Despite their convenience, many people see cell phone and microwave towers as eyesores. Now, the Park Agency's policy faces major challenges. Canadian Pacific Railway has sued the APA in Federal Court over a 4-tower project in the Champlain valley. And Saratoga County hopes to build three new towers on mountaintops in the southern Adirondacks. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
Aug 12, 2002 — A train derailed in Westport on Saturday, spilling a flammable chemical over a seven-mile stretch of the rail bed. Emergency crews battled a small forest fire, triggered by the accident. As Brian Mann reports, five firefighters were exposed to the chemical, but no serious injuries were reported: Go to full article