Tag: Derailment

45,000 gallons of crude spilled in CN derailment in Illinois

45,000 gallons of crude spilled in CN derailment in Illinois

CN derailment poses “no measurable risk to the community”: Police Chief No one was injured when a Canadian National Railroad train hauling over 100 crude oil cars derailed in Plainfield Illinois on Friday evening. Cleanup efforts are currently underway after two of the cars leaked as much as 45,000 gallons of oil leaked from two […]

Iowa train derailment: Ethanol train bursts into flames

Iowa train derailment: Ethanol train bursts into flames

Over two dozen cars involved in Iowa train derailment No one was injured in the fiery Iowa train derailment that occurred in the northwest corner of the state early on Friday morning, however, officials are concerned about the unknown volume of biofuel that spilled into a nearby creek. A 15-member team from the US National Transportation […]

By March 10, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Stop oil by rail in our state, Oregon asks U.S. regulator

Stop oil by rail in our state, Oregon asks U.S. regulator

Oil by rail ban could impede interstate commerce: BNSF Railroad NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – Oregon has called for federal regulators to ban oil by rail in the state, ramping up pressure for more stringent safety checks weeks after an oil train derailed near Portland, the first major oil-by-rail accident in a year. In a letter […]