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Cities grapple with oil-train safety

(Source: Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2014)

NEW YORK -- Railroad officials don't like to talk about it, but oil trains are rumbling through many large cities because of surging output from North Dakota's Bakken shale. Functioning as pipelines on rails, tanker cars full of oil pass through Detroit, Philadelphia, Toronto, St. Louis, Kansas City and Houston, among others. Some critics worry about local preparedness.

Full story: Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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