Derailment a Wake-Up Call for Other Regions

Rail service is back on track along the Columbia River, just four days after an oil train derailed near the town of Mosier, spilling tens-of-thousands of gallons of oil from four tanker cars.

It’s the latest reminder of the hazardous materials that are shipped along railroad tracks every day, not just along the Columbia River, but also here in Central Oregon as well.

Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel looks at what local first responders and city officials are doing in the wake of the latest crude awakening.

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