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Third blast on US oil train stirs scrutiny

Though fewer gallons of crude oil spilled overall last year than in 2013, they were spilled from a greater number of incidents and in a larger area
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 05:50

New York

FOR The third time in less than a month, a train carrying flammable crude oil has derailed and burst into flames, prompting questions over whether stricter measures being considered to ensure their safety will be enough.

All three accidents involved a newer generation of