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Oil train crash in coal country shows dangers of new energy economy


February 20, 2015 | McClatchy DC| — The oil train that derailed and burst into flame in West Virginia earlier this week had passed by Dyann Simile’s house just a few minutes earlier.

Now she can see the tank cars that didn’t derail parked outside her window. They’ve been sitting there for two days, with two locomotives idling constantly.

“It’s worrisome to see something like that in your backyard,” she said.


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