Conflagration

Cherry Point fossil fuel export developers now include the Petrogas propane facility at the former ALCOA plant. The propane trains from Canada and bomb trains from North Dakota–that share the rails into the Cherry Point oil refineries adjacent to the Petrogas shipping terminal–create what Sightline reports as a serious risk of conflagration.

For residents of cities like Blaine and Ferndale–as well as Cherry Point workers at BP, Petrogas and Phillips 66–explosions of this magnitude are likely to kill hundreds of people, while injuring thousands.