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No Spill Reported After Train Cars Carrying Crude Derail Near New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Fire Department says two train cars carrying crude oil have derailed in the city but no oil has spilled. The department said in a statement Sunday night that it received a report of the derailment around 6:15 p.m. The statement says two New Orleans Public Belt Railway cars […]

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Rupture-Prone Oil Trains Keep Rolling a Year After Quebec Crash

Crude Oil Train Derailment In Ontario, Canada Is Third Accident In Less Than A Month

By Jeffrey Hodgson TORONTO, March 7 (Reuters) – A Canadian National Railway Co train carrying crude oil derailed near the northern Ontario community of Gogama, with multiple cars on fire and some leaking oil into a waterway, the company said on Saturday. There were no injuries reported from the derailment, CN’s second in the region […]

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