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State, local officials not notified of oil spill

January 27, 2015 | The Columbian| WASHINGTON — State and federal officials are investigating an oil spill from a railroad tank car at Washington’s largest refinery last November, after a key agency was kept in the dark for nearly a month — and emergency spill responders were not notified at all.

The delayed notification of the spill highlights gaps in communication and enforcement as more crude oil shipments travel by rail.

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