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CSX oil train derails in Virginia, leaks into river

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Flames and a large plume of black smoke are shown after a train derailment in this handout photo provided by the City of Lynchburg, Virginia April 30, 2014. REUTERS/City of Lynchburg, Virginia/Handout via Reuters

Flames and a large plume of black smoke are shown after a train derailment in this handout photo provided by the City of Lynchburg, Virginia April 30, 2014. REUTERS/City of Lynchburg, Virginia/Handout via Reuters

Flames and a large plume of black smoke are shown after a train derailment in this handout photo provided by the City of Lynchburg, Virginia April 30, 2014. REUTERS/City of Lynchburg, Virginia/Handout via Reuters
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Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Part of a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames, sits on the tracks in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Part of a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames, sits on the tracks in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Part of a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames, sits on the tracks in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Emergency personnel look at flames and black smoke from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel look at flames and black smoke from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel look at flames and black smoke from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Flames are seen where a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Emergency personnel attend to a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters

Smoke rises from a CSX Corp train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in downtown Lynchburg, Virginia, April 30, 2014. REUTERS/WSET/Handout via Reuters
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