Ala. derailment may reignite crude safety issues
Nov 12, 2013 | 04:38 PM
| Thorsten Schier
NEW YORK A 90-car Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) train carrying crude oil to Walnut Hill, Fla., from Amory, Miss., derailed Nov. 8 near Aliceville, Ala., possibly posing further questions about rails ability to safely transport crude oil.
"I have 11 counties that Im in charge of, and theres been nothing like this," Alabama Emergency Management Agency regional coordinator Don Hartley told AMM.
Hartley noted that 20 of 26 derailed cars caught fire, although GWI said in updates on its website Nov. 8 that 11 cars were burning.....
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