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Feds blame Union Pacific for June 3 derailment

Federal investigators are placing the blame squarely on Union Pacific Railroad for their lack of track maintenance that caused the June 3rd fiery derailment that resulted in a mass evacuation as 42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the small town of Mosier, Oregon. Read the complete story here.  Photo courtesy of Silas Bleakley, KOIN 6 News.UP derailment