Oil train derailments spur calls for safety measures

(Source: National Public Radio, February 2, 2014)

NEW YORK -- Roughly a million barrels of oil are being drilled from the North Dakota plains every day. Tens of millions of dollars have been put toward infrastructure for transporting that oil out of state, but recent derailments and explosions involving oil tanker trains are prompting calls for a slow-down.

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Monday, February 03, 2014


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