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Staff Presentation

Title:From the Badlands to the Maritimes
Where:Western Social Science Association, Environmental Law Panel, Albuquerque, NM
When:Apr 4, 2014
Presenters:Bill Thoms and Karen Thoms
Links:Download the Presentation (PDF, 860K)

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The presentation highlights reasons for the high volume of oil being moved from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota to refineries including those in the Canadian Atlantic provinces. Also discusses circumstances surrounding the tragic train wreck and subsequent fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that involved a trainload of Bakken crude oil.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050