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Warning: Oil Trains Are Highly Flammable


U.S. Rail System Needs an Upgrade – By Adam Federman – When residents in the Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic describe the scene after an oil-train derailed and then exploded there last July, they say the burning petroleum was like a wall of fire, or a river of fire. The blaze, which burned for 36 hours,…