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Lac Megantic Explosion

Quebec Town: Train Disaster Settlement Provides Very Little

AP | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green

MONTREAL (AP) — The deputy mayor of a Quebec town where a fiery oil train derailment killed 47 people said Monday a proposed settlement fund for vic...

Rail Firm Behind Lac-Megantic Explosion Poorly Audited Before Disaster

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green

By Allison Lampert LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The Canadian government did not adequately audit the rail company at the ...

Lac Megantic Still Recovering From Deadly Oil Train Disaster

AP | By BENJAMIN SHINGLER | Posted 09.02.2014 | Green

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Backhoes and bulldozers are still digging out oil-seeped soil and pavement in the center of this lakeside Quebec town. W...

Railroad Wants To Send Oil Into Town Where 47 Died

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The company buying the assets of a railroad responsible for a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec plan...

Charges Brought In Quebec Railway Disaster

AP | BENJAMIN SHINGLER | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green

MONTREAL (AP) — Three railway employees arrested in the runaway oil train explosion that killed 47 people were arraigned and released on bail Tuesda...

Will Canada Adopt Sturdier Oil-By-Rail Cars?

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

OTTAWA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will recommend sturdier tank cars for carrying crude oil by rail, after examini...

Dozens Feared Dead In Quebec Train Explosion

AP | SEAN FARRELL | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — Canadian authorities said they have opened a criminal investigation into the fiery wreck of a runaway oil train in this s...

Oil Tank Cars Like Those In Quebec Tragedy Long Seen As Flawed

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green

By Cezary Podkul and Joshua Schneyer NEW YORK, July 9 (Reuters) - The oil-laden train that derailed and exploded in a small Canadian t...