It's been a few days since the last bomb train accident. Thankfully nothing else has exploded in the last few days as a result of Big Oil's reletless pursuit of climate-killing tar sands and bakken oil.

But as an increasing number of towns have noticed, it's only a matter of time until the next accident. Recent articles have popped up in Los Angeles, Chicago and dozens of other cities questioning the wisdom of shipping volatile, explosive, oil products by rail.

So far, the only one not getting the message seems to be President Obama

Step 1 - Select a Recipient

Pick a local newspaper, we'll provide some talking points to help you compose your letter.

Look for papers within miles of zip code

Step 2 - Write your message

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