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Area faces danger from railcars filled with oil

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Just prior to Christmas 2012, the Capital District received a huge environmental gift and an alarming wakeup call: A tanker loaded with Bakken shale oil ran aground in the Hudson River just south of Albany. Because of laws enacted following the Exxon Valdez disaster in 1989, this tanker was doubled-hulled, and thus there was no spillage into the river. Since then we have learned about the many dangers associated with the transport of this volatile ...


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