Rail transport http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Rail transport opens new markets for oil, but draws criticism from some local communities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/rail-transport-opens-new-markets-oil-draws-criticism-some-local-communities <p>A facility is slated to be built in the town of Fort Laramie that would load oil onto rail cars. Assuming the project gets the necessary permits from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, it’s expected to be completed by the end of the year. Transporting oil by train is becoming increasingly popular, and experts say this facility and others like it will help the energy industry thrive. But local residents fear that a new industrial site could bring problems to their community. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden reports.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:00:33 +0000 Willow Belden 43644 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Rail transport opens new markets for oil, but draws criticism from some local communities