Lac-Megantic blast leaves impact on town, rail industry
(Source: National Public Radio, October 14, 2013)
LAC-MEGANTIC — Three months ago, a train carrying American crude oil derailed and exploded in the heart of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Local leaders now say recovering from the disaster will take much more time, effort, and money than they expected. Industry experts say the accident could change the way oil and other dangerous chemicals are transported on trains in North America.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013