Category: Environmental Law

Oil Spills by Rail Taking Increased Toll on Residents

Oil Spills from Rail Shipping Increasing Dramatically, and the Key to Limitng Them is Eliminating¬†Human Error and Track Defects After the derailment of crude oil shipments through the West Virginia town of Mount Carbon caused the displacement of 1100 residents, the U.S. Department of Transportation increased its focus on regulating locomotive¬†manufacturers to produce stronger railcars. […]

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