Safety directive responds to Lac-Mégantic fireball tragedy

Lac-Mégantic, Québec (Photo: Transport Canada)

CANADA: An emergency directive setting new rules for handling dangerous goods by rail was issued by Transport Canada on July 23. This followed the runaway of an unattended train carrying crude oil in the early hours of July 6, leading to a derailment in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Québec, 240 ...

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