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Oil by Rail: Timeline of incidents

Since early 2013, train derailments have caused several spills, explosions and evacuations across North America

Mar 3, 2014

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:


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