All three MMA rail workers were acquitted of criminal charges in the Lac-Megantic disaster case — but Fritz Edler, veteran locomotive engineer and longtime union officer, says “the wrong people were on trial,” and that the industry ignores known risks Story Transcript DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris for The Real News reporting from Montreal, […]
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Fritz Edler is a veteran locomotive engineer and wreck investigator, with 40 years of railroad experience. Became chair of the Harding and Labrie Defense Committee after hearing Harding's attorney speak @ a Community Rail safety conference in Chicago. I've made 8 investigative trips to Canada in conjunction with the defense as well as supporting the rail safety efforts of the Lac-Mégantic citizens.