Friday, January 3, 2014

North Dakota?s oil is more flammable than other crudes, feds warn

The oil that?s being fracked out of North Dakota and Montana may pose a ?significant fire risk,? federal regulators warned yesterday.This news comes after three trains carrying?crude oil from Bakken shale formation derailed and exploded last year. The most deadly derailment occurred last summer in?Lac-M?gantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Then, in November, there was a?fiery crash of rail cars into an?Alabama wetlands area. And finally, this week ...

http://grist.org/climate-energy/north-dakotas-oil-is-more-flammable-th


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