The aftermath of the CSX Bakken crude oil train derailment in Mount Carbon, W. Va.

1.5 million at risk in PA for crude oil derailment

By Natasha Khan and Alexandra Kanik | PublicSource | March 2, 2015

In Pennsylvania, nearly 1.5 million people are in potential danger if a train carrying crude oil derails and catches fire, according to a PublicSource analysis.

That is about one in every nine Pennsylvanians.

Photo: The aftermath of the CSX Bakken crude oil train derailment in Mount Carbon, W. Va. (Photo by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

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