21 Feb '15, 10pm

Latest from ongoing cleanup, rerailing and repair efforts at @CSX #Bakken Crude Oil #WVDerail site: @E…

MONTGOMERY, W. Va. — Response teams with the West Virginia Train Derailment continue their progress assisting the community, restoring the environment and repairing the rail transportation system on Saturday. Residents are alerted that W. Va. Route 61 will be fully closed from 9 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday for equipment repositioning. Response teams are working with first responders to ensure emergency vehicle access during the road closure, if necessary. One lane will reopen to traffic following the designated closure. The Unified Command is working with the West Virginia Department of Transportation to regularly plow the road, and police escorts are stationed along the road to ensure drivers follow safety and security procedures. “Safety continues to be the Unified Command’s top priority as response teams continue restoration, recovery and clean-up operations,” said D...

Full article: http://www.dep.wv.gov/news/Pages/Update-7-WV-Trail-Derail...

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Oil trains are blowing up all over the place

grist.org 17 Feb '15, 9pm

Two tanker trains full of crude oil have derailed and burst into flames in the last few days, one in West Virginia and one...

Oil trains are blowing up all over the place

grist.org 17 Feb '15, 9pm

Two tanker trains full of crude oil have derailed and burst into flames in the last few days, one in West Virginia and one...

Exploding Trains, No New Regulations, Record In...

desmogblog.com 18 Feb '15, 7pm

A month ago there was a close call for the oil-by-rail industry. As part of the Cromnibus bill that President Obama signed...