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Riverkeepers' jobs on the James outlast spectacle of train crash

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    Upper James Riverkeeper Pat Calvert sifts through sediment collected from the river, looking for living organisms upstream of the CSX train derailment site to determine how the crude oil spill impacted them, on Tuesday. Photo by Autumn Parry

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Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014 2:45 am

Wearing a straw gambler-style hat and sunscreen, Pat Calvert stepped carefully but comfortably out of his adapted jon boat onto rocks in the James River next to Langley Fountain in downtown Lynchburg.

Just a week after 17 tankers derailed, spilling three train cars into the river along with 20,000-plus gallons of crude oil, the Upper James Riverkeeper gathered samples to test potential impacts on the tiny organisms.

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