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Emma Lui | The Great Lakes Commission released its draft report on the transport of crude oil in the Great Lakes region, which provides an overview of the increase of crude oil transportation in the area.
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Brent Patterson | It would appear that TransCanada is not really "standing down" but rather that their work permit expired forcing them to stop their survey work for the port until the spring.
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Hennessy's Index | The number of carloads of oil transported by rail in 2013 totalled 160,000. That's set to triple to 510,000 carloads a day by 2016. Where are the regulations for shipping oil by train safely?
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Michael Butler | There was more smoke and mirrors on Canada's rail tracks when the Harper government finally announced their long-awaited changes to rail safety 292 days after the preventable Lac-Mégantic disaster.
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Brent Patterson | The 4,400-kilometre pipeline would transport 1.1 million barrels per day from northern Alberta to New Brunswick and markets beyond.
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Eric Reder | Omnitrax, the company that owns the rail line to Churchill as well as the seaport, says it is pushing forward with the oil-by-rail plan in Manitoba's north, despite widespread community opposition.
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Brent Patterson | Are 400-foot-long barges on the Great Lakes each carrying 118,000 barrels of tar sands oil in our future? Maybe.
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The location of the town of Lac Megantic is indicated here with a symbol in the
Roger Annis | In the wee hours of Saturday, July 6, just after midnight, a train hauling 73 cars of petroleum product derailed and exploded in the centre of the town of Lac Mégantic, Quebec.