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Federal agency issues safety alert on Bakken crude

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A federal agency issued a safety alert today on Bakken crude oil, warning emergency responders, the public and others that the light, sweet crude may be more flammable than traditional heavy crude oil.

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The safety alert from the the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration stems from preliminary inspections conducted after the recent derailment and fire in Casselton, N.D., as well as derailments in Alabama and Quebec.

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