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Car leaked 850 gallons of soybean oil into river at Reno derailment

January 28, 2015 | WXOW | RENO, Minn. Several hundred gallons of soybean oil spilled into the Mississippi River following a train derailment near Reno, Minnesota Tuesday night according to a railroad spokesperson.

Canadian Pacific Media Relations Manager Andy Cummings said that approximately 850 gallons of soybean oil leaked from one of the damaged tanker cars that ended up in the river. It was one of six tanker cars that landed in the river following the derailment.

Cummings said that crews successfully transferred the remaining oil from the tanker car to an empty rail car brought in by the railroad.

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