Thursday, January 26, 2012

Putting the sub in contractor: Worker ruptures oil line near El Dorado railroad

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) Workers with Union Pacific are cleaning up after 80 barrels of oil spilled in south Arkansas when a contractor for the railroad accidentally ruptured an oil line.
A Union Pacific Corp. spokeswoman tells the El Dorado News-Times ( ) that the contractor was loading rock and ballast Wednesday morning when the rear tire of a heavy piece of machinery sunk into the mud and struck a plug on a pipeline. Continued

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