Dramatic increase in oil rail shipments to West Coast; fears of a potential disaster abound

  • by: GOSIA WOZNIACKA , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 26, 2014 - 2:50 PM

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest's largest crude oil train terminal — the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.

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