EnergyWire headlines —

SPOTLIGHT

2. TRANSPORT:

Could derailment in D.C.'s shadow accelerate oil-by-rail action?

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- "That guy better be getting hazard pay," said Marquis Brown, pointing across the river to someone scrambling down a smoldering embankment. The lone worker was apparently helping to fish three tank cars from the James River downtown here, where a CSX Corp. train hauling crude derailed and caught fire Wednesday afternoon. No one was hurt in the incident, but "that was a lucky situation," according to Brown, who works for a nearby restoration firm and said he has seen up to 1,000 people gather along the tracks for festivals such as the Fourth of July.

TOP STORIES

ELECTRICITY

OIL AND GAS

Advertisement

E&E Interactive

E&E's Power Plan Hub

Compiled Coverage by Issue

Oregon Standoff
Fiscal 2017 Budget and Appropriations
Drought
Global Climate Debate
Nuclear Crisis

E&E Special Reports

National Park Service:100 Years
Dead Seas
Deep Underground
Hot CO2mmodity
A Tale of Two Coal Towns
Sports at Risk
People To Watch 2016
Greater Expectations: The New Geopolitics of Climate Change
Energy Scions

E&E Services

Learn More About E&E
Start a Trial
Receive Email Alerts
Staff Directory
Employment Opportunities
Announcements

Advertisement

Latest Selected Headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

More headlines&nbspMore headlines

Latest E&ETV Videos