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PSC Julie Fedorchak: Casselton Derailment Demonstrates Need For State Rail Inspectors

PSC Julie Fedorchak: Casselton Derailment Demonstrates Need For State Rail Inspectors

This morning while guest hosting for Mike Kapel on WDAY AM970 I spoke with Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak about the Casselton derailment last night, the second train derailment in that area in less than a year (thankfully this one didn’t include a mushroom cloud). For those of you who haven’t been paying attention, a

The War Over Pipelines: Heidi Heitkamp Has Big Financial Ties To Warren Buffett

After a catastrophic, but thankfully not deadly or injurious, train derailment near Casselton, North Dakota, right before the holiday the need for pipeline infrastructure has been put into sharp focus. Pipelines are, without a doubt, a safer way to transport oil. They’re not perfect – as North Dakotans saw earlier this year when a Tesoro-owned

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