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Evacuation Lifted in Site Near North Dakota Train Crash

Officials are lifting a recommended evacuation for residents of a small North Dakota town that's near the site of a fiery oil train derailment.

The 2,400 residents of Casselton were asked to leave Monday afternoon after a BNSF Railway train derailed about a mile from town. A series of explosions sent massive fireballs and a smoke plume into the air. Some cars were still burning a day later.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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  • OldSarg||

    This is "exactly" why the Keystone Pipeline is so needed. As it is now the crude produced is trucked to the train depot, reloaded to a train, dragged through city after city until reaching a place where the oil can be, once again, unloaded and reloaded into a damn pipeline. Fighting the Keystone Pipeline is the MOST un-environmental action that can be taken!