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Feds and Railroad Industry Call for Safety Upgrades

posted on February 28, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Feds and Railroad Industry Call for Safety Upgrades
Tanker cars known as DOT-111s, were involved in derailments in the U.S. and in Canada in 2013. The Lac-Megantic crash killed 47 people and destroyed 30 buildings in Quebec northwest of Maine across the U.S. border. . Full Story

Oil drilling on US Arctic coast put on ice

posted on January 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Oil companies' rush to find reserves off Alaska's Arctic shores suffered a setback on Thursday after Shell said it would suspend its operations in the region — and possibly withdraw for good. Full Story

Backers: Report on rail risks boosts Keystone XL

posted on January 24, 2014 at 4:33 PM

A government warning about the dangers of increased use of trains to transport crude oil is giving a boost to supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline. Full Story

Oil in Quebec train disaster was mislabeled

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

TORONTO (AP) — The oil carried by a freight train that derailed and exploded in Quebec this year had been misclassified as a less dangerous type of crude, Canadian officials said Wednesday, and they urged U.S. and Canadian regulators to ensure... Full Story

Mid-America Business Conditions Index Finds Positive Growth

posted on September 6, 2013 at 6:02 PM

Mid-America Business Conditions Index Finds Positive Growth
According to this month's report, the Mid-America Business Condition Index suggests positive growth between July and August. Full Story

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)

posted on July 12, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Market to Market (July 12, 2013)
Full Program: House lawmakers approve the Farm Bill, but only by removing nutrition assistance. A train carrying nearly a million gallons of crude oil derails in Canada, killing 50 people. The Agriculture Department releases its latest estimates on supply and... Full Story

Canadian Train Derailment Cripples Town

posted on July 12, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Canadian Train Derailment Cripples Town
Emergency crews in Canada spent the week extinguishing fires and searching for survivors after a train loaded with crude oil derailed about 150 miles east of Montreal. Full Story

Market to Market (October 26, 2012)

posted on October 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Market to Market (October 26, 2012)
Full Program: U.S. crude oil production surges despite controversy over its impact on the environment. A group of dedicated collectors preserve America’s agricultural heritage by saving seed. Market analysis with Naomi Blohm. Full Story

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