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Oil train derails and catches fire near Mosier, Oregon, fulfilling fears of progressive activists

A great many peo­ple in the pro­gres­sive move­ment have been warn­ing that it would only be a mat­ter of time before an insuf­­fi­­cien­t­­ly-secured coal or oil train derailed here in the Pacif­ic North­west. And now, it’s hap­pened: A mul­ti-car oil train derail­ment Fri­day in the Colum­bia Riv­er Gorge near Mosier sent up a mas­sive plume […]