oil-train derailments

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Moving oil by rail is 4.5 times more likely to result in an incident or accident than moving that same oil by pipeline.

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On Wednesday, TransCanada, the company that would have built and operated the Keystone XL pipeline, launched two lawsuits over President Obama’s rejection of the pipeline.


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The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has asked the U.S. State Department to suspend its permit application.

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If safety is really the number one concern, then the best option is to just build pipelines rather than tinker with regulations governing the oil by rail industry.

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The Council managed to cobble together a very scary scenario. However, in doing so, they committed errors of omission and commission that render their report essentially meaningless.


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Four recent oil-train derailments—two in the United States and two in Canada accompanied by yet another drive-by rhetorical smear of the Keystone XL pipeline by U.S. President Barack Obama—have re-invigorated the debate over how Canadians and Americans transport oil.