New State Legislation Aimed at Oil Train Derailment Safety

When 16 cars from a Union Pacific train derailed near the town of Mosier last summer, it was a wake-up call for communities where volatile crude oil is shipped across Oregon, including Bend.

In tonight’s cover story, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel looks at the latest efforts by state lawmakers to prevent and protect us from the next time that an oil train goes “off the rails.”

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