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Activists concerned about derailed CSX oil train after latest mishap over Philly river

(Source: Associated Press, January 21, 2014)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Six train cars that derailed on a Philadelphia bridge this week carried the same type of flammable crude that exploded in a small Canadian town, killing 47 people. Although no oil spilled and no one was hurt, the CSX derailment Monday worried environmental activists, especially because it occurred in a densely-populated city. The trains derailed over the Schuylkill River, near the University of Pennsylvania, a highway and three hospitals.

Full story: Seymour Tribune

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

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