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  •  If a train is blown up beside a chemical or (0+ / 0-)

    refinery, or any of three gazillion dangers sitting beside tracks, everything for miles will be endangered. People, houses, hospitals, schools, another refinery that catches and explodes from the first.

    •  But wouldn't they just blow up the refinery? (2+ / 0-)
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      SLKRR, elfling

      In this scenario, the refinery is the real danger, not the train. They could just as easily take a truck bomb to the refinery, it would probably be easier.

      The wolfpack eats venison. The lone wolf eats mice.

      by A Citizen on Fri Nov 19, 2010 at 10:55:15 AM PST

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