Friday Feb 28
The Motley Fool
Emergency Order to Avoid Oil Train Disasters
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Friday Feb 28
Stella M. Pajor
Stella M. Pajor , 96, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Review Online
Pipelines Don't Derail
The February 13 rail accident in Vandergrift, Pa., where 21 tank cars derailed, spilling 3,000 to 4,000 gallons of Canadian crude oil, underscores the need for more pipelines.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Casey urges regulation in light of train derailment
The federal government has announced several steps to improve safety for trains hauling crude oil, two weeks after a derailment in Vandergrift and others around the U.S. The steps include slowing down some unimproved rail cars and increasing track inspections, according to the Dallas Business Journal.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Railroads feds agree on oil, safety
The railroad industry and federal transportation regulators have agreed to reduce the speed limit for freight trains carrying crude oil.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Following Two Train Derailments in PA During the Last Month, Senator...
Plans Being Discussed Would Put In Place New Disclosure Procedures for Carrying Hazardous Materials, Limit Speeds of Trains Carrying Toxic Materials Plans Being Discussed Would Put In Place New Disclosure Procedures for Carrying Hazardous Materials, Limit Speeds of Trains Carrying Toxic Materials Following two train derailments in Pennsylvania ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Westmoreland derailment puts spotlight on increase in crude-oil spills
Cars are seen from a recent freight train derailment in Vandergrift. The derailment spilled several thousand gallons of crude oil that authorities say went onto a parking lot and not on the ground or into any waterways.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Twila "Jackson" Seckman, 78
Born Jan. 2, 1936, in New Manchester, W.Va.; she was the daughter of the late Advil and Minnie Freeman.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Lincoln Daily News
Tracks at site of Pennsylvania oil train derailment cleared: operator
Norfolk Southern on Friday cleared the tracks of tank cars carrying Canadian crude oil that derailed in Pennsylvania and said the spill that resulted from the accident was slightly larger than it first estimated.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Yet Another Crude By Rail Accident
This is getting embarrassing. Another month, another crude by rail accident in the US.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
WTAQ-AM Green Bay
Train carrying crude oil derails in Pennsylvania
A Norfolk Southern Corp train carrying crude oil derailed in western Pennsylvania on Thursday, adding to a string of recent accidents that have prompted calls to increase safety standards.
Another Derailment Highlights Danger of Transporting Crude by Train
A train carrying crude oil and propane derailed Thursday morning in western Pennsylvania, the latest in a series of derailments that have highlighted the dangers of transporting oil by rail.
Train carrying oil, propane derails in Vandergrift
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Norfolk Southern rail cars carrying crude oil derail, hit MSI facility in Vandergrift
Part of a Norfolk Southern train slammed into MSI Corp. in Vandergrift on Thursday morning, but there were no injuries and no indications of crude oil leakage, said John Poister, spokesman for the Department of Environmental Protection's southwest Pennsylvania region.
Reports: Train carrying crude oil derails in Vandergrift
A train reportedly carrying crude oil derailed Thursday morning in Vandergrift, according to media reports.