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Oil train safety on ‘The Impact’

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On this week’s edition of “The Impact,” host Anita Kissee looks at the controversy surrounding oil trains traveling through Washington, and what the state is doing to prepare.

The state Dept. of Ecology is conducting an oil transportation study to look at risks to health and safety, as well as environmental impacts. The Marine and Rail Oil Transportation Study is due to the governor and Legislature in March 2015.

Also on the show: A look inside Washington’s first charter school to see the unique way it’s educating children. Plus, there is a new way for parents to find out what toxic chemicals are in things like children’s toys with an online database of all consumer products tested by the Ecology department.

Watch the show below: