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Editorial: Oil-train safety starts right in the oil fields


From Forum News Service

A recent editorial from a Midwest newspaper.

Oil-train safety starts right in the oil fields

GRAND FORKS — Several times a day, oil trains rumble through Grand Forks (and other Midwest cities), prompting red lights to flash, rail safety arms to fall — and stopped motorists to ponder their fiery fates if that train were to explosively derail.

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