Saturday, June 4, 2016

'Bomb Train' Hits Oregon Community as Feared Derailment Comes to Pass "Maybe this is why we don't like moving oil via trains through the gorge..."

This story is developing and may be updated...
A fire is burning and large plume of smoke is rising after a train carrying oil derailed not far from the Columbia River in the town of Mosier, Oregon on Friday.
Termed colloquially by their opponents as 'bomb trains,' the increased threat of oil-by-rail disasters has been of growing concern across North America in recent years. Friday's disaster is just the latest in a long string of such accidents that have rocked communities and devastated fragile ecosystems in both the U.S. and Canada.

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