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Oil Railcar Surge Creates Worry In Small U.S. Towns
As trains increasingly carry huge volumes of flammable crude oil across the U.S., rural communities bisected by railroads worry about safety in the wake of a deadly train crash and tanker explosion in Canada. Read more...
The deadly oil train disaster in Lac Megantic, Quebec on July 5, which (as of this writing) has left 33 people dead, with 17 still missing, and contaminated over 60 miles of local drinking water sources, has initiated a curious response across the media spectrum. Read more...
Canadian police said that 30 people still missing after a fiery train derailment in the village of Lac-Mégantic, Québec, are “most probably dead” and that families should prepare for the worst. Read more...
Shameful: Koch-funded Keystone XL proponent using deadly Lac-Megantic, Quebec oil train tragedy to promote tar sands pipeline. Read more...
The death toll in Quebec's oil train disaster jumped to 13 people on Monday and police said about 37 more people were missing, a sign the derailment and explosion could be the worst accident in Canada since the Swissair crash of 1998. Read more...

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Ravaged site is now being treated as a “crime scene” as the railway says someone shut down a locomotive keeping the brakes on. Read more...
Casualties feared after a train carrying crude oil derailed in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic early Saturday, sparking explosions and sending massive flames through the air. The fire has prompted an evacuation, forcing at least 1,000 residents from their homes. Read more...
Idle No More Toronto -Over 1000 people! Idle No More FlashMob Round Dance Took Over Yonge-Dundas Square today in downtown Toronto as part of the Idle No More rallies happening in solidarity with First Nations across Canada and the Read more...
The 10 hours and 35 minutes of video footage shot by the NYPD during the raid of Zuccotti Park that was released by Anonymous on Monday gives a more expansive view of what happened on the morning of November 15, 2011, albeit in a more Read more...
One person was killed and another seriously wounded when a gunman opened fire during the victory speech of Pauline Marois, Quebec's newly elected separatist premiere, who was unharmed. Police said early on Wednesday that a 50-year-old man Read more...