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A cleanup worker moves an extraction hose Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, near the port

Safety questions persist, crude oil transportation modes show differing records

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As the national debate over the safety of crude oil transportation continues to swirl, two high-profile North Dakota incidents illustrate the risks associated with moving the commodity.


More than 865,000 gallons of crude oil spewed out of an underground Tesoro pipeline near Tioga last September, causing millions of dollars in damage and requiring cleanup that may take years.

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