Derailing Revives Calls To Change How Trains Haul Crude Oil
by: Jeff Brady, NPR, January 1, 2014 10:01:00 am
Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.
A fiery oil train crash in North Dakota is once again raising questions about the safety of transporting oil by rail. With an oil drilling boom underway, companies are using rail cars to transport a lot more crude out of North Dakota. Regulators are considering new requirements to make sure tanker cars and the rails they travel on are safe.