Netflix’s 'Bird Box' and a sci-fi show called 'Travelers' used footage of the Lac-Mégantic disaster, which claimed 47 lives in 2013.
Years after the Lac-Mégantic? disaster, the Canadian government is only just beginning to do the hard work of making sure that rail transportation of oil is safe.
The rate of deformity is ten times higher than the average. Scientists are not surprised.
The devastating train derailment killed 47 people and destroyed much of a small Quebec town nearly two years ago. On Monday, Canada's federal government announced two companies and six former employees face new charges.
Despite a string of sometimes deadly explosions, the US Department of Transportation will allow the rail industry to transport crude oil in aging tanker cars for another two years.
The rash of problems in northern Ontario highlights the growing hazard in Canada and across the US of shipping crude by rail, according to a rail safety expert.
The review is essentially the last step in the regulatory process, and environmental groups are worried that the rules remain insufficient for preventing potentially catastrophic accidents.
America's favorite investor has invested heavily in moving oil by rail, but he hasn't done enough to address the inherent safety issues.
After a failure of policy led to an oil leak and fireball that resulted in 47 deaths in the small Quebec town of Lac-Mégantic, the community demanded answers. Ten months later, the police believe they have them, after arresting three railway workers...
As if the damage done to Lac Mégantic by a derailed train owned by the Montreal Maine & Altantic Railways, the company has refused to pay over $4 million to the town, and is planning to file for bankruptcy.
With the death toll at 50, and a class-action against Montreal, Maine & Atlantic building, Joel Balsam examines the aftermath of the Lac Mégantic tragedy.
We spoke to a train conductor who says if the train that barreled towards Lac Mégantic was properly staffed with a second conductor to help test the brakes, this awful tragedy could have been avoided.