Farmer fights for field to be cleared years after fuel spill

Peterborough, ON, Canada / CHEX TV
Farmer fights for field to be cleared years after fuel spill

Six years ago a train derailed on the outskirts of Harris McKeen’s County Rd. 2 farm, dumping fuel on the back acres of his property. McKeen says the rail company has cleaned up the chemical mess, but his field is still being affected. He says a contractor hired by CN Rail to replace his contaminated soil replaced with debris instead of workable soil.

 

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