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35,000 gallons of oil spills after Montana train derailment

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Three tank cars have leaked an estimated 35,000...the 106-car train to topple. The tank cars typically haul about 30,000 gallons...require sturdier construction of tank cars hauling hazardous liquids. Critics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-17/35000-gallons-oil-spills-a
Tanks from derailed oil cars are still burning in West Virginia

...drinking water and electricity when 19 tank cars slammed into each other and caught...leaks and other oil releases from tank cars are up as well, from 12 in 2008...along the same route where three tank cars plunged into the James River in Lynchburg...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-17/tanks-derailed-oil-cars-are-still-b
US, Canada unveil rules targeting oil train safety

WASHINGTON - Rail tank cars used to transport crude oil and many...this year.Under the rules, new tank cars carrying the most volatile liquids...more than 16,000 of the oldest tank cars, known as DOT-111s, would have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/us-canada-unveil-rules-tar
Officials predict minimal environmental impact in Allendale train wreck

...derailed Jan. 27.The accident, which happened about 2:20 a.m. when the train entered a side track and struck tank cars near an industrial plant, resulted in the derailment of two locomotives and the release of more than 19,000 gallons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-10/officials-predict-minimal-en
Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...to Atlanta derailed near Archroma, a Martin, S.C., industrial plant, and collided with standing tank cars in a rail siding."A tank car containing hydrochloric acid, commonly used in many industrial processes, was breached and released...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/allendale-county-train-wreck-
Oil prices could cut into ethanol profits, but demand strong with federal biofuel mandate

...much of the oil from that region is shipped in railroad tank cars, making it more expensive for ethanol companies to lease tank cars."There are a lot of pieces in the equation, and I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-11/oil-prices-could-cut-ethan
Railroad industry fights to shape safety rules

...and lobbyists from the railroads, tank car manufacturers and the oil, ethanol...for tougher safety standards for tank cars than the current, voluntary standards...typically don't own or lease tank cars and so wouldn't have to buy new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-13/influence-game-shaping-rai
Ninth victim found dead

...was discovered on the right side of the leaking chlorine tank car, and she said there might be another puncture on the tank's...also cleared debris from two buried and damaged chlorine tank cars that aren't leaking, moved empty tanker cars in place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/ninth-victim-found-dead
Chlorine may cause long-term ailments

...chlorine releases in U.S. history at Alberton, Montana, in 1996.Nineteen cars from a freight train derailed. One tank car containing chlorine ruptured, releasing more than 60 tons of the substance.One person was killed, and about 350 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/chlorine-may-cause-long-term-
Answers to your questions about the Graniteville accident

...is the continued leak of chlorine from the one ruptured tank car, which still has between 20 and 30 tons of its 90-ton...of chlorine from the leaking tank and two other damaged tank cars, along with related cleanup, is expected to take anywhere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2005-01-09/answers-your-questions-about-