No more one-man crews on oil trains, Canada says
(Source: Morning Sentinel, July 23, 2013)
PORTLAND, Maine — The Canadian government issued an emergency order Tuesday that bans having a one-person crew on trains carrying hazardous cargo such as crude oil. The order comes as Canadian transportation officials continue to investigate how a parked, unattended train operated by a Maine railroad company rolled down a hill and crashed in the center of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, setting off explosions that killed 47 people.
Full story: Morning Sentinel
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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