Skip to comments.Oil spill contained after derailment
Posted on 03/28/2013 8:47:32 AM PDT by thackney
Crews have controlled a crude oil spill after a Canadian Pacific train derailed in Minnesota.
Authorities say the 94-car train was headed south Wednesday when it lost air pressure and went into an emergency braking mode and 14 tankers derailed. Three either leaked or spilled oil.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency spokesman Dan Olson says an estimated 76,000 litres, has spilled or leaked. The agency says the spill is under control.
Olson says because the ground is frozen, there's no threat to water.
76,000 liters equals 637 barrels.
Fewer oil pipelines equal more oil tankers.
Don’t eat the black snow.
If they had a pipeline, this would not happen.
The deadly black snow, from right there where the oil tankers go!
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