The rate of deformity is ten times higher than the average. Scientists are not surprised.
A tanker car containing acrylonitrile, also know as vinyl cyanide, is on fire and spewing toxic fumes that irritate the eyes, skin, and respiratory system.
Amtrak riders Wednesday said they felt safe despite increasing safety problems and a lack of government investment in infrastructure.
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.
A 109-car train carry crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region derailed on Monday, setting off an explosion and forcing authorities to evacuate residents living in the town of Mount Carbon.
Four Suncor supported tanks cars loaded with a flammable and explosive oil product derailed in Sarnia, and the company provided no explanation of the accident to the local community. The incident left residents of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation again...