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A federal judge just slapped the oil company with a serious punishment.
Lac-Mégantic, Québec: Over 1,000 people are evacuated with several missing children after a train carrying over 2,000 tons of crude oil explodes. The train is owned by the U.S. firm Rail World.
Another oil rig explosion has occurred off of the American Gulf Coast. Two feared dead, and two are missing. The rig is owned by Black Elk Energy.
Until oil companies demonstrate that they've gotten better at cleaning up spills, they should not be permitted to drill in the Arctic Ocean.