Oil by Rail: Timeline of incidents
Since early 2013, train derailments have caused several spills, explosions and evacuations across North America
by Jim Kerr
Delayed pipeline projects in North America have led to a rise in oil being transported by rail, a method with its own set of issues (which you can read about here).
Below is a timeline of incidents involving oil or chemical spills in North America as a result of train derailments: