Coal Train Spill Raises Questions About Export Plans

Allison Roberts News

“RICHLAND, Wash. – This week crews are cleaning up about 30 train cars full of coal that overturned near Mesa in Eastern Washington. The accident has raised questions about proposed increased train shipments of coal through the nearby Columbia River Gorge.

Huge machinery had to be trucked in from the Tri-Cities to clean up the black dusty mess in the rural burg east of Yakima. Car loads of coal overturned and damaged the tracks there.”

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