Oregon: Stop sending oil by rail

oil shipments up

Oregon wants to hit the brakes on trains carrying dangerous crude oil through its state.

Earlier this month a Union Pacific (UNP) train transporting North Dakota crude derailed and burst into flames along Oregon’s picturesque Columbia River gorge. Although there were no injuries, the incident caused oil to spill into the river and the fire forced residents of Mosier, Oregon to evacuate their homes for days.

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