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Bridger landowner suing BNSF after October 2022 train derailment

Posted on AllSides June 11th, 2024
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BRIDGER — A Bridger landowner is suing BNSF Rail for trespassing after 15 train cars derailed a half-mile east of Bridger on BNSF railway-owned tracks on Oct. 1, 2022, spilling 31,000 gallons of fuel. “(BNSF's) done nothing, and the Department of Environmental Quality has been their lap dog,” said landowner Shala Cullum on Tuesday. “Petroleum distillates work a lot like a volcano. So, if you can envision a volcano and the lava and the ash, the way that it plumes up, that’s what happens underground.” The lawsuit was filed last...

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