In response to a Viewpoint by Mayor Jan Marx (“Put oil politics aside and think safety first,” July 17).
Perhaps our emergency responders are not funded like they should be, but you are not correct that they are not trained or equipped to deal with a disaster. I doubt that anyone could be completely ready for an oil spill. Hence the reason no one wants oil on trains. These responders are at their very best and continue on a daily basis to learn all they can. Your support would be appreciated.