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Quebec Train Explosion

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 ...

How Many More Fiery Rail Explosions Do We Need?

Noah Greenwald | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green
Noah Greenwald

At what point do we stay "hold on, no more of this," get a moratorium in place, and figure out exactly how we're going to put a stop to these crashes, fires, derailments and oil spills?

Crude Oil That Caused Massive Quebec Train Explosion Was Mislabeled

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.12.2013 | Green

Canadian officials say the oil carried by the train that derailed in July in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, flattening the town center and killing 47 people, w...

CEO: Employee Failed To Properly Set Brakes On Disaster Train

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 09.09.2013 | World

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec -- Canadian officials are now telling the families of the 30 people missing in a runaway oil train crash over the weekend that al...

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...