Friday, January 3, 2014

Acknowledging Influx Of Oil-By-Rail Shipments, Minnesota Braces For Disaster

W tanker train carrying crude oil burns after derailing in western Alabama outside Aliceville, Ala., early Friday.CREDIT: AP Photo/Alabama Emergency Management AgencyAt least one state has learned a lesson from the crude oil train derailment in North Dakota that caused massive explosions and forced 65 percent of the nearby town?s residents out of their homes.Minnesota officials on Thursday said that they are bracing for similar derailments in the ...

W tanker train carrying crude oil burns after derailing in western Alabama outside Aliceville, Ala., early Friday.

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/01/03/3115801/crude-rail-minneso


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