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With a solemn remembrance and music, protesters decry oil-train accidents


July 11, 2015 ||Two years after a fatal oil-train derailment in Quebec drew national attention to the transport of crude oil, more than 100 people gathered Saturday in Center City to remember the victims and demand better train safety controls in Philadelphia.

“These trains go through our neighborhoods and right past our most important icons, and right by a major water supply,” said Tracy Carluccio, director of special projects at Delaware Riverkeeper Network, one of the groups that organized the rally at Schuylkill River Trails park, near tracks used by oil trains daily. “We are all exposed to this danger.”
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