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Same risks remain seven years after Lac-Megantic

(Source: DeSmog Blog, July 12, 2020)

NEW YORK — On July 6th Reuters published an article on the potential for a resurgence of moving crude oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota across the country by rail, due to a judge’s decision to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline over permit issues. July 6th also was the 7th anniversary of the disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec when a train full of Bakken oil from North Dakota derailed and exploded — resulting in 47 fatalities and the destruction of much of downtown Lac-Mégantic.

Full story: www.desmogblog.com

Monday, July 13, 2020

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