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Oregon Derailment Shows Danger of Schools in the 'Blast Zone'


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Oregon Derailment Shows Danger of Schools in the 'Blast Zone'

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

Less than a week after an oil train derailment and explosion in the town of Mosier, Oregon, an advocacy organization has released an analysis reiterating the dangers so-called "bomb trains" pose to students and communities across the Pacific Northwest.


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Considering that the Mosier/Hood River area of the Columbia River Gorge is a world class windsurfing site, a calm day is the exception, not the rule. The chances of this event causing loss of human life were very high.


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The term is surely domestic collateral damage…