When hazardous materials are released: Serious incidents
Chemical toxins such as chlorine gas, radioactive material or explosive crude oil hauled in puncture-prone train cars pass through the region virtually every day. Explore more than 5,000 serious incidents involving the release of hazardous materials during transport from 2005 through June 2014 using the search tool. Click on "more info" in the search results for details on the incident.
Reporting: Lynn Hulsey
and Ken McCall
| Interactive: Kyle Nagel
| Source: United States Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration | Published: June 29, 2014 |