July 21st, 2024

Judge orders BNSF to pay Washington tribe nearly $400 million for trespassing with oil trains

By The Associated Press on June 17, 2024.

SEATTLE (AP) – A federal judge on Monday ordered BNSF Railway to pay nearly $400 million to a Native American tribe in Washington state after finding that the company intentionally trespassed when it repeatedly ran 100-car trains carrying crude oil across its reservation.

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