According to a new analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), in the U.S., more oil was spilled from trains in 2013 than in every year from 1975 to 2012 combined. Last year, railcars were responsible for the release of more than 1.15 million gallons of crude oil while only a combined 800,000 gallons were spilled in the past 38 years. Since the study was just in the U.S., it does not include the disastrous oil train spill occurring in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, which resulted the deaths of 47 people and an estimated 1.58 ... Read More
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