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Editorial: Improve safety of crude oil shipments

(Source: Democrat & Chronicle, April 2, 2014)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The nationís booming oil production ó particularly in North Dakota and Montana ó has meant new life for New Yorkís aging railroad system. With oil output having outgrown pipeline capacity, freight trains have been pressed into service, transporting more than a million gallons of crude a day to the nationís 115 refineries.

Full story: Democrat & Chronicle

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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