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Does the Tragedy at Lac-Mégantic Strengthen the Case for the Keystone XL Pipeline?
On July 6 2013, the small town of Lac-Mégantic, Quebec suffered an unspeakable tragedy when a goods train carrying crude oil derailed creating a fire that killed dozens of residents, spilled 100,000 liters of oil into the Chaudière River, decimated the downtown area and left the city with a $4 million cleanup bill. Does this tragedy lend weight to proponents of the TransCanada Keystone XL and the Enbridge Line 9B pipelines?