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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Irving Oil To Make Its Rail Cars Safer

Irving Oil taking the lead by announcing it will be voluntarily converting its rail cars used to transport oil to higher safety standards by the end of April. 

This follows the investigation into the Lac Megantic rail disaster and recommendations flowing from that investigation by the Transportation Safety Board. 

The oil that exploded into flames at Lac Megantic which destroyed much of the town was on its way to the Irving Oil refinery.