Workers cleaned up derailed tank cars that spilled oil in downtown Lynchburg, Va., in May. The spill into the adjacent James River fouled water supplies for thousands of residents.
Workers cleaned up derailed tank cars that spilled oil in downtown Lynchburg, Va., in May. The spill into the adjacent James River fouled water supplies for thousands of residents. Curtis Tate MCT
Workers cleaned up derailed tank cars that spilled oil in downtown Lynchburg, Va., in May. The spill into the adjacent James River fouled water supplies for thousands of residents. Curtis Tate MCT

Government proposes to retire older railroad tank cars that transport oil

July 23, 2014 7:38 PM