In this photo from Jan. 19, 2014, Ron and Jeanne Crumly, are seen on their property in Page, Neb. Cash offers have been skyrocketing, as much as seven-fold, for holdout Nebraska landowners who are willing to sign quickly to allow the Keystone XL pipeline onto their property. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Alex Panetta)
The National Transportation Safety Board onThursday Jan. 23, 2014 asked for stricter safety measures for transporting crude oil by rail. One proposal by the NTSB would call for railroads to have careful route plannng for trains with hazardous materials and to avoid populated areas. Above, a line of tanker cars used to carry crude oil in the Mandan railyard on Thursday afternoon. (AP Photo/The Bismarck Tribune, Tom Stromme)
FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2013 file photo, a fireball goes up at the site of an oil train derailment in Casselton, N.D. Warning that a "major loss of life" could result from an accident involving the increasing use of trains to transport large amounts of crude oil, U.S. and Canadian accident investigators urged their governments to take a series of safety measures. The oil train derailed and exploded near Casselton, N.D., creating intense fires. The accident occurred about a mile outside the town, and no one was hurt. Rail lines run through and alongside the town. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy, File)

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