As many as 30 oil trains cross Nebraska, Iowa each week

April 7, 2015 4:48 PM

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The number of trains carrying at least a million gallons of volatile crude oil across Nebraska and Iowa has increased significantly this spring.

BNSF railroad has told emergency management officials in both states that it is now hauling 20 to 30 trains loaded with oil from North Dakota's Bakken region through the area.

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