In this Sept. 2, 2014 photo, a northbound oil train sits idled on tracks, stopped by protesters blocking the track ahead, in Everett. Shell wants to build build a rail spur to handle mile-long trains carrying 60,000 barrels of crude oil.
In this Sept. 2, 2014 photo, a northbound oil train sits idled on tracks, stopped by protesters blocking the track ahead, in Everett. Shell wants to build build a rail spur to handle mile-long trains carrying 60,000 barrels of crude oil. Elaine Thompson AP
In this Sept. 2, 2014 photo, a northbound oil train sits idled on tracks, stopped by protesters blocking the track ahead, in Everett. Shell wants to build build a rail spur to handle mile-long trains carrying 60,000 barrels of crude oil. Elaine Thompson AP