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REPORT: Fracked Oil in ND Train Explosion Packed With Volatile Chemicals

REPORT: Fracked Oil in ND Train Explosion Packed With Volatile Chemicals
On January 2, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a major safety alert, declaring oil obtained via fracking in the Bakken Shale may be more chemically explosive than the agency or industry previously admitted publicly. Yet, an exclusive DeSmogBlog investigation reveals the company receiving that oil downstream from BNSF already admitted as much in a September 2012 permit application to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
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From Pipelines to Exploding Trains, Oil Transport is Big (and Dangerous) Business

From Pipelines to Exploding Trains, Oil Transport is Big (and Dangerous) Business
Warren Buffett bought more shares in a major pipeline company December 30th – the same day as a train derailed and exploded in Casselton, North Dakota. In the rush to move oil to sate our unquenchable demand, more accidents like this will happen. And the environment and workers will suffer.
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