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New York needs to rethink oil train

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If, as it seems, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is backpedaling on a pair of decisions involving controversial oil train shipments at the Port of Albany, that would be good news. In 2012, DEC passed on the need for strict environmental review of plans by Massachusetts-based Global Companies LLC to double the quantity of so-called Bakken crude it was bringing into the port via rail from the upper Midwest. That was before a trainload ...

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