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Port of Albany oil plan prompts fear of explosions, spills

Company says some petroleum requires heating for handling

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Local community groups and elected officials are calling on state officials to reject a Waltham, Mass., company’s plan to heat crude oil at its Albany terminal, as Port of Albany neighbors grow increasingly concerned over potential explosions and spills. Hundreds of residents and officials packed an auditorium Wednesday evening at Giffen Memorial Elementary School for a public information meeting regarding the proposed changes at the port. Many of those who spoke cited concern over a ...

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