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Union Pacific oil train derailment; Mosier, OR

Mosier, OR | 2016-Jun-03

Initial Notification: On June 3, 2016, the USEPA notified the NOAA SSC that at approximately 12:40pm a Union Pacific unit train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed near the town of Mosier, Oregon, east of Hood River on the Oregon bank of the Columbia River. Initial information reported was that 2 cars are on fire and no oil has reached the water. EPA responders are en route. Trustees have been notified.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Bakken Crude oil
Latitude (approximate): 45° 41.13′ North
Longitude (approximate): 121° 24.28′ West