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Oil trains raise safety questions

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We know what can happen. We have seen disaster first-hand. We know that when transporting anything by rail, the possibility of an accident is more a question of when than if. Knowing this, the towns and cities of Washington situated near a main rail corridor have a reasonable interest in what is passing through, and are right to wonder how we would respond to an accident. With 100-car oil trains moving Bakken crude through the state every day, concerns rightly…

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