February 17 2015 6:36pm

Train carrying crude oil derails in West Virginia

Harsh winter storms may be to blame for a fiery train derailment in rural West Virginia. The train was carrying crude oil, which has been burning for over 24 hours. No one was injured, but two nearby towns were evacuated. As Aarti Pole explains, this is just the latest in a string of incidents both in Canada and the U.S., casting doubt on the safety of hauling crude oil by rail.

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