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Cleanup at Slinger derailment to shift to soil excavation

(Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 22, 2014)

SLINGER, Wisc. — Cleanup crews at the scene of Sunday's two-train collision and derailment in Slinger will finish vacuuming up spilled diesel fuel Tuesday and shift to excavating contaminated soil the remainder of this week, a state environmental official said Tuesday. The Canadian National Railway Co. estimates 4,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the lead locomotive of a southbound train that collided Sunday evening with several freight cars at the end of a northbound Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. train.

Full story: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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