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Oil sheen spotted, 100 residents remain evacuated after Oregon oil train derailment

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June 4, 2016 | Oregon Live| About 100 people remained under evacuation from the town of Mosier as of 5 p.m. Saturday, a day after an oil train rumbling past the Columbia River Gorge town jumped its rails and caught fire.

Authorities said they had contained a light oil sheen detected in the Columbia River and were investigating the source. The discovery highlighted risks that the wreck posed to migrating salmon, although environmental officials said the volume appeared to be small.

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