OIL BY RAIL

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Governments Should Stop Playing Railway Russian Roulette

Already there have been three near misses. Four months after Quebec's deaths, another derailment and explosion occurred outside an Alabama town without deaths. This was followed by a collision of two trains that resulted in an evacuation of more than 2,000 persons and a 400,000-gallon oil spill. A third derailment and explosion happened in Virginia forcing another evacuation. Safety is bad enough, but rail is also terrible for the environment.
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Oil Producers vs. Rail Operators

CALGARY - Railway operators and the petroleum industry have weighed in on how they think the risks of shipping dangerous goods by rail ought to be divvied up — and it's clear the two aren't on the sam...
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Rail Oil Shipments Are Going Nuts

VANCOUVER - There has been a nine-fold increase in Canada's oil-by-rail exports over the past two years.Data released by the National Energy Board says 15,980 barrels a day of crude were exported by r...