Lac-Megantic QC

Group wants Lac-Mégantic contamination records made public

Group wants Lac-Mégantic contamination records made public

February 9, 2014 | The Gazette | MONTREAL — Quebec is refusing to make public all the information it has about the contamination of the Chaudière riverbed caused by the Lac-Mégantic train derailment seven months ago. An environmental group is trying to force its hand, asking Quebec’s access-to-information commission to compel the government to make […]

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World Fuel Services Sued Over Deadly Derailment

January 31, 2014 | WSJ | Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway Ltd.’s bankruptcy trustee is suing the owner of the crude oil its train was carrying when it derailed last summer, saying the company’s alleged negligence contributed to the accident that killed 47 people and partially destroyed a small Quebec town. Chapter 11 trustee Robert […]

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MM&A Derailment Victims’ Families File Payment Plan

MM&A Derailment Victims’ Families File Payment Plan

January 29, 2014 | WSJ | The relatives of those killed in last summer’s train derailment in Quebec are turning to former U.S. Senator George Mitchell to make sure they get paid in the railway company’s bankruptcy. Attorneys representing holders of wrongful death claims against Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway Ltd. in connection with last […]

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Firefighters describe ‘colossal task’ of battling ‘unprecedented’ fire that engulfed downtown Lac-Megantic

Firefighters describe ‘colossal task’ of battling ‘unprecedented’ fire that engulfed downtown Lac-Megantic

In his many years as a firefighter, the largest blaze Lt. Tim Harvey had ever faced consisted of three simultaneously burning buildings. But that experience hardly compared to what the 16-year American firefighting veteran witnessed last weekend as he rushed across the border to help colleagues in Quebec. [Read the entire article here.]

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Lac-Megantic derailment: Faces of the disaster

Lac-Megantic derailment: Faces of the disaster

July 10, 2013 | The Star | The carnage was indiscriminate: young and old, white and black, men and women, early birds and night owls. Some died in their beds, others in the Musi-Café. The Star has compiled a gallery of portraits and biographical sketches spanning this array of victims in the Lac-Mégantic disaster. The […]

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