Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013. An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety have bee announced by the Department of Transportation.
Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013. An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety have bee announced by the Department of Transportation. Paul Chiasson AP
Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, on July 6, 2013. An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety have bee announced by the Department of Transportation. Paul Chiasson AP

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