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Railroad tanker cars sit outside of the Chevron refinery July 14, 2008 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)MoreCloseclosemore
Railroad tanker cars sit outside of the Chevron refinery July 14, 2008 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oil prices have been rebounding this week from historic lows - but those lows have had a big impact on oil supplies in the U.S. There is such a glut of crude oil in the U.S. right now, that traders are running out of storage options, and they're turning to empty railcars. Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Jason Bellini of The Wall Street Journal about the implications.

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This segment aired on March 1, 2016.

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