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CP Rail refusing provincial order to pay for Lac-Megantic cleanup- and other Canadian links

 Guidelines from federal regulator on single-person train operations were flagged for departmental rail safety reviewers, records show.

Railway says it is not responsible; plans to appeal legal order issued by Quebec government 

August 15, 2013

MONTREAL—Canadian Pacific Railway says it holds no financial responsibility for the Lac-Megantic disaster and is rejecting a legal demand by the provincial government that it help fund the cleanup of the devastated Quebec town.

The railway has announced that it will appeal the legal order.

The news comes one day after the provincial government added CP to a list of defendants that it says are responsible for paying for the cleanup.

That legal notice demands that the companies follow a provincial law that holds businesses accountable for the financial impact of an environmental more here

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