The Baltimore Sun: Faith leaders: ban crude oil terminals

Feb 19, 2018 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, State Press Clips, What's New

By Daniel Cotzin Burg | February 19, 2018

This Wednesday, I’ll be delivering a message from more than 50 of my fellow Baltimore faith leaders to the City Council: We support a zoning ordinance that will limit crude oil train traffic within our city.

I plan to speak first as a rabbi, because the crude oil trains that have been documented traveling through Baltimore are dangerous. I take seriously the teaching from my own Jewish tradition’s great medieval scholar Maimonides that if there is any object that could cause mortal danger, one is required to remove it. Read More

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