Aliceville http://apr.org en Oil Mars Alabama Swamp Months After Crude Train Crash http://apr.org/post/oil-mars-alabama-swamp-months-after-crude-train-crash <p>Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a West Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.</p><p>So why is dark, smelly crude oil still oozing into the water four months later?</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:43:56 +0000 Jay Reeves (Associated Press) 48527 at http://apr.org Oil Mars Alabama Swamp Months After Crude Train Crash Senators Object To Transfers From Conn. Prison To Ala. http://apr.org/post/senators-object-transfers-conn-prison-ala <P>Eleven U.S. Senators from northeastern states are criticizing the federal Bureau of Prisons over plans to turn the women's prison in Danbury into a facility for men.</P> <P>In a letter dated Friday to Charles E. Samuels, Jr., the bureau's director, the senators say the plan would leave the region without any federal prison beds for women and create a hardship for the inmates' families.</P> <P>The senators say the plan calls for moving up to 1,000 women from Danbury to a prison in Aliceville, Ala. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:46:43 +0000 The Associated Press 35450 at http://apr.org Senators Object To Transfers From Conn. Prison To Ala.