rail safety

Oil train derailment

Oil train derails near Mosier in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge (Oregonian, 6/3/2016)

Mosier really dodged a bullet’: Gorge derailment highlights oil train dangers (Oregonian, 6/4/2016)

Gov. Kate Brown promises ‘every state resource’ available to respond to oil train derailment (Oregonian, 6/3/2016)

Oil Train Fire Tests Oregon’s New Response Plan (NW News Network, 6/3/2016)

Track failure likely cause of oil train derailment (Mail Tribune, 6/6/2016)

preliminaryRailPreliminary statewide rail safety review [PDF] (2014) Oregon Office of the Governor

railResponse2015 Oregon crude oil-rail response facilitated tabletop exercise : final after-action report [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Transportation, Rail Division, Oregon State Fire Marshal, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards, and Training, and Oregon Emergency Management”

ODOTroleOil trains : ODOT’s role and responsibilities [PDF] (2013) Oregon Department of Transportation