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Environmentalists call for change in transportation methods following NW Iowa ethanol train derailment

Link to original article: whotv.com/2017/03/14/environmentalists-calling-for-change-in-transportation-methods-following-nw-iowa-ethanol-train-detrailment/ Coverage by WHO, Des Moines, Iowa, March 14, 2017 More than 15,000 gallons of ethanol leaked into a creek in Northwestern Iowa following last week’s massive train derailment and gasoline explosion. On Monday, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources pulled the remaining three cars from Jack Creek. Officials say 27 of the 101 train cars, which were carrying ethanol, derailed and caught fire Friday in rural Palo Alto County. The cars burned until Sunday forcing an evacuation for residents living Continue reading →