Total amount of oil spilled in St. Lazare train crash reduced: TSB

Investigators have reduced their tally of how much oil spilled when a Canadian National freight train derailed last month on a western Manitoba ranch.Earlier this month, the Transportation Safety Board said at least one million litres of petroleum crude was released Feb. 16 when 37 tanker cars went off the tracks near the small community of St. Lazare.On Friday, the board revised that number down to 820,000 litres.Investigators say the oil spilled from at least 14 of the derailed tanker cars and most of the crude was contained in alow-lying…

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New drone video, photos show extent of oil spill in St. Lazare

Drone video circulating on social media shows the magnitude of an oil spill from a train derailment south of St. Lazare, Man., on Saturday.Of the 110 Canadian National (CN) train cars loaded with crude oil, 37 of them derailed and piled up, with some leaking onto Jayme Corr’s property.“I don’t know how to clean up an oil spill and it looks like they (CN) know how,” Corr said. “I’m just going to have to let them do it.” The derailment covered a distance of 300 to 400 ft., according to…

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Aerial view of Manitoba spill from derailed tanker cars

February 20 2019 1:11pm This submitted video shows an overhead view of the damage caused by a CN train derailment in western Manitoba. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on IE, doesn’t work yet if ( !gNews.Common.isIE && !gNews.Common.isTrident && gNews.Common.isFlash ) { var gnca_videoShareCallbackInterval = window.setInterval( function() { //console.log(‘ !!! gnca_shareVideoCallback REGISTRATION !!!…

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Drone video reveals spreading oil spill after CN train derails

February 20 2019 12:08pm This submitted video footage shows the extent of the spill resulting from a CN train derailment near St. Lazare, Man.. Dozens of tanker cars lay in a heap , many of them still leaking oil, as crews work to clean up the mess. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false }).responseText); gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] = resp; } jQuery(‘#videoContainer’).gnca_socialVideoShare(‘init’, gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] ); } }; // don’t do on…

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Officials unsure how much oil leaked from derailed train near St. Lazare, Man.

Canadian National Railway says it doesn’t yet know how much oil leaked from a derailment in western Manitoba, but it says trains are now running on the line again.The railway said Saturday there was “a partial leak” of crude south of St. Lazare, Man., but it was contained and none had reached the nearby Assiniboine River.When asked on Sunday about how much oil spilled, and how many of the 37 cars that derailed on Saturday leaked, a CN spokesman said it’s “still being assessed.READ MORE: Oil leak from train in Manitoba…

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