New Research Shows More Than Half a Million South Floridians At Risk from Liquefied Gas Transit May 25, 2022

The Lac-Mégantic rail disaster in Quebec. Photo: Transportation Safety Board of Canada / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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“Transporting liquefied methane (LNG) by train or by truck carries the risk of catastrophic accidents into the heart of Florida communities,” said Barbara Gottlieb, Program Director for Environment & Health at Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR). “A truck or a train accident could result in a huge explosion and fireball, causing death and widespread destruction. And as we know, accidents do happen.”

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