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Train Carrying Fuel Oil Derails, Spills In Mississippi
Reuters via Rig Zone ^ | January 31, 2014 | Therese Apel

Posted on 02/01/2014 6:36:58 PM PST by thackney

A Canadian National Railway Co train carrying fuel oil and other hazardous materials derailed and was leaking in southeast Mississippi on Friday, forcing the evacuation of nearby residents, officials said.

No one was injured in the incident which involved the derailment of 21 railcars, eight of which have spilled their contents, a Canadian National Railway spokesman said.

Several of the cars were carrying hazardous materials including fertilizer and methanol, but there was no fire, he said.

The accident, the latest in a string of North American train derailments over the past year, occurred in the city limits of New Augusta in Perry County, near a mobile home park, according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

Emergency services were on the scene and responding to the accident, local officials said.

(Excerpt) Read more at rigzone.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: energy; lacmegantic; oil; rail; train; trainderailment
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1 posted on 02/01/2014 6:36:58 PM PST by thackney
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To: thackney

Hey Barack,

What else was it that you told Jay...”we still need to study”?????


2 posted on 02/01/2014 6:41:15 PM PST by G Larry
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To: thackney

fuel oil and fertilizer, what could possibly go wrong?


3 posted on 02/01/2014 6:41:23 PM PST by NonValueAdded (It's not the penalty, it's the lack of coverage on 1 Jan. Think about it.)
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To: thackney

HELLO...Keystone Pipeline!


4 posted on 02/01/2014 6:41:34 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: thackney

PIPELINE !!!


5 posted on 02/01/2014 6:43:02 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." - Robert Louis Stevenson)
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To: thackney

Resulted in $2.6 million in improvements.


6 posted on 02/01/2014 6:43:58 PM PST by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: thackney

Eco-terrorism?


7 posted on 02/01/2014 6:44:45 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: thackney
near a mobile home park

Billy Bob and Bubba stealing pieces of track to sell?

Anyone know if there has been an excessive number of derailments?

8 posted on 02/01/2014 6:45:08 PM PST by bgill
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9 posted on 02/01/2014 6:48:01 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: thackney
Title is misleading, it makes you think fuel oil spiled in the missisippi river.

CC

10 posted on 02/01/2014 6:53:50 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: onyx; WKB; wardaddy; LibLieSlayer; Islander7

Ping.


11 posted on 02/01/2014 6:54:39 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Celtic Conservative

Why do you think that over the state?


12 posted on 02/01/2014 6:55:01 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Because it’s Reuters, and I don’t trust them to tell the truth to start with.

CC


13 posted on 02/01/2014 6:57:04 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

http://www.glennbeck.com/2012/04/17/how-do-warren-buffett-and-sen-ben-nelson-benefit-from-the-white-house-killing-the-keystone-pipeline/

Choo Choo


14 posted on 02/01/2014 6:57:49 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Celtic Conservative

Because it is Reuters, you assume the River?

???


15 posted on 02/01/2014 6:58:16 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Black Agnes

Thanks Black Agnes.

I think I recall hearing a little about this on the local Jackson news.

Nice warm day, today, FOR A CHANGE!


16 posted on 02/01/2014 6:59:00 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: thackney

Because it’s Reuters I assume deception, so long as it makes the US look bad. and fuel oil leaking into a river makes the US look like greedy careless capitalists and poor stewards of the environment, which are all capital crimes to liberals.

CC


17 posted on 02/01/2014 7:03:51 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Quite a stretch. I find the title completely appropriate and would read the same using other states.

Cheers


18 posted on 02/01/2014 7:05:40 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

OK, have a nice night.

CC


19 posted on 02/01/2014 7:07:14 PM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: onyx

My TOES are finally warm!

First time in a week or so.

I’m actually looking forward to 100F. (sue me)


20 posted on 02/01/2014 7:17:52 PM PST by Black Agnes
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