Bakken crude in derailment ‘violently’ explosive, likely not labeled correctly

September 11, 2013 at 11:10 am in The Dickinson Press

OTTAWA A runaway train that blew up in a Quebec town, killing 47 people, was hauling a more flammable, gasoline-like fuel than the crude oil it was supposed to be carrying, raising questions about how accurately dangerous goods are identified on North American railroads, Canadian investigators said on Wednesday. Continue Reading