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Continued: U.S. issues warning about risk of N.D. oil

  • Article by: JAMES MACPHERSON and MATTHEW BROWN , Associated Press
  • Last update: January 3, 2014 - 1:37 AM

North Dakota regulators had said last month that they were considering crafting a report to disprove that hauling the state’s crude by rail is dangerously explosive. On Thursday, officials said those plans had been dropped in the aftermath of the Casselton derailment.

Staff writer Jenna Ross contributed to this report.

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  • Oil tank cars were attached to a train in Tioga, the small town where oil was previously discovered nearby in the 1950‚ in the Williston Basin. Oil production in North Dakota is coming close to 1 million barrels a day, with much of it being transported by rail.

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