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Thursday, December 14, 2017
oil trains

Analysis Forecasts Derailment Every Other Year If Oil Train Terminal Is Built

A proposal to build the largest oil train terminal in the Pacific Northwest could result in a derailment every two years and an oil spill from a derailment once every 12, according to a draft analysis by a Washington state agency.

November 30, 2015

Feds Warn Railroads To Comply With Oil Train Notification Requirement

There have been six major oil train derailments in North America this year.

July 24, 2015

Train Carrying Toxic Chemicals Derails, Catches Fire In Tennessee

A train carrying a flammable, toxic compound that poses respiratory risks derailed in Tennessee and caught fire, prompting an evacuation of 5,000 residents from a nearby town.

July 2, 2015