Lac Megantic

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...
Shameful: Koch-funded Keystone XL proponent using deadly Lac-Megantic, Quebec oil train tragedy to promote tar sands pipeline. Read more...