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In Response to "Weigh the Costs with the Benefits"

Lynchburg’s newspaper, the News & Advance came out in support of a $2 billion natural gas pipeline that will run from West Virginia, through Virginia and eventually to North Carolina. 1,256 more words


NOAA Prepares for Bakken Oil Spills as Seattle Dodges Oil Train Explosion

We also worked with our partners at Louisiana State University to analyze samples of the Bakken crude oil. We found the oil to have a low viscosity (flows easily) and to be highly volatile, meaning it readily changes from liquid to gas at moderate temperatures. 675 more words


Oil Train Derails In Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — Three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard in Seattle early Thursday, but Burlington Northern Santa Fe says none of the oil spilled. 114 more words


Alaska Tourist Train Derails, 9 Slightly Injured

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and nine people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

The derailment occurred during the afternoon run of the White Pass & Yukon Route tourist train, which goes from Skagway, Alaska, into Canada. 415 more words


Locomotive that led Lac-Megantic's 'train from hell' up for auction

MONTREAL – Quebec provincial police say they’ve taken steps to prevent the auction of the locomotive that played a key role in the deadly Lac-Megantic rail disaster. 1,544 more words


Wisconsin train crash hurts 2 people, spills fuel

SLINGER, Wis. – Crews are cleaning up at the site of a freight train collision in southeastern Wisconsin that caused cars to derail, injured two people and spilled thousands of gallons of fuel. 94 more words


Cleanup underway: Evacuees return to homes following train derailment in Slinger

SLINGER (WITI/AP) — A collision of two trains and a resulting diesel fuel spill in Slinger are being investigated, and cleaned up. Dozens of residents evacuated following the collision and derailment of three engines and 10 train cars on Sunday night, July 20th have been allowed to return to their homes — as crews work to clean up the 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled. 564 more words