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Mosier Oil Train Derailment Costs Near $9 Million

The Columbian | Dec. 3, 2016 10:59 a.m.

By most accounts, the region narrowly avoided catastrophe that June afternoon. And although the numbers will likely increase, Union Pacific is expected to foot the bill.

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How Bad Could The Mosier Oil Spill Have Been?

Northwest News Network | Aug. 10, 2016 4:29 p.m.

Many in Mosier say the derailment of a train carrying Bakken crude could have been much worse than it was.

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Oregon, Union Pacific Use Microbes To Clean Up Oil Train Spill

Northwest News Network | Aug. 10, 2016 4:02 p.m.

Union Pacific Railroad will be working with Oregon’s Department of Environmental Quality to clean up oil that spilled from a derailed train in Mosier, Oregon.

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How Inspectors Missed Broken Bolts That Caused An Oil Train Derailment

OPB/EarthFix | July 6, 2016 3:30 p.m. | Mosier, Oregon

Simple steps could have prevented the fiery derailment. Had inspectors walked the stretch of track in the weeks or months prior, they might have spotted the broken bolts, but no one did.

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Oil Train Derailment: Q&A With Federal Railroad Administration Head

OPB | June 23, 2016 2:30 p.m.

It’s Union Pacific’s fault. That’s the basic thrust of a preliminary report from federal railroad regulators Thursday.