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Damage Assessment: NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll

CASSELTON — Trails of smoke lingered and flames dwindled amid scorched railcars Tuesday, a disturbing reminder of a huge oil-fueled blaze sparked by a train crash that officials agreed could have been drastica…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Damage Assessment: NTSB arrives to investigate collision near Casselton

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll

CASSELTON — Trails of smoke lingered and flames dwindled amid scorched railcars Tuesday, a disturbing reminder of a huge oil-fueled blaze sparked by a train crash that officials agreed could have been drastica…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Casselton residents can return home

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll / Forum News Service

CASSELTON – The voluntary evacuation of Casselton after the fiery train crash nearby is being lifted at 3 p.m. today.
 
Multiple health and environmental officials say…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Casselton residents can return home

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Kyle Potter and Archie Ingersoll / Forum News Service

CASSELTON – The voluntary evacuation of Casselton after the fiery train crash nearby is being lifted at 3 p.m. today.
 
Multiple health and environmental officials say…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Casselton train crash a ‘huge accident’ but a coincidence

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – Gov. Jack Dalrymple called Monday’s fiery train crash in Casselton, his hometown, a “huge accident” that could have been far worse.

Dalrymple is set to visit the site of the crash later this afternoon, where he will meet with l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Casselton train crash a ‘huge accident’ but a coincidence

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – Gov. Jack Dalrymple called Monday’s fiery train crash in Casselton, his hometown, a “huge accident” that could have been far worse.

Dalrymple is set to visit the site of the crash later this afternoon, where he will meet with l…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Booming North Dakota takes latest oil train wreck in stride

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – In this tiny North Dakota town, the shock of watching a dozen oil tank cars erupt into flames just a mile or two from residents’ homes and businesses stirred little anxiety over the safety of the thriving oil-by-rail business.

Here, in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Booming North Dakota takes latest oil train wreck in stride

December 31, 2013 in Uncategorized

CASSELTON – In this tiny North Dakota town, the shock of watching a dozen oil tank cars erupt into flames just a mile or two from residents’ homes and businesses stirred little anxiety over the safety of the thriving oil-by-rail business.

Here, in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Attorney claims CN was warned of hazardous track conditions the day of derailment

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

The attorney for the CN crew members injured in last Thursday’s train derailment in Two Harbors blamed the incident on the company’s failure to remove snow and ice from the tracks, and said the company had been informed earlier in the day of unsa…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

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July 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON The Bakken crude involved in the deadly train derailment and explosion in Quebec represents only a fraction of the oil shipped by rail from North Dakota each day. Continue Reading