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Editorial: It's time to get serious about oil by rail safety

(Source: Star-Tribune, May 7, 2014)

CASPER, Wyo. Nobody would reasonably expect you to put up with a bomb in your backyard. Yet every day, car after car of oil travels on railroads just steps away from people, homes and businesses, putting them at risk of explosions caused by unsafe oil tanker cars. This is increasingly true in Wyoming, where local and regional oil production means more and more crude is loaded on rail cars at terminals across the eastern half of the state.

Full story: Star-Tribune

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

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