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2014/10/01 15:20
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil...
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2014/09/30 02:44
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PORTLAND — Four West Coast senators are asking the federal government to expand a recent order for railroads to notify state emergency responders of crude oil shipments. The letter, sent Monday to...
2014/09/29 02:43
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Grain and coal aren’t the only commodities that have backed up this year because of railroad congestion and delays. Taconite shipments from northern Minnesota have also been slowed by the logjam, and...
2014/09/26 19:10
2014/09/26 19:10
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Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Underground gold mine in Montana clears another regulatory hurdleThe Butte Highlands Joint Venture gold mine project proposed in Montana south of that...
2014/09/26 07:56
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Published: Friday, September 26, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Oil trains to get updated standards BILLINGS, Mont. � The oil industry�s lead trade group released new standards on Thursday for testing and...
2014/09/24 00:21
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Controversy over crude oil railcar shipments rumbled through Bergen County politics Tuesday as candidates in the County Executive race signaled their concern about safety hazards. Freeholder James...
2014/09/19 16:19
2014/09/19 16:19
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By Trent Loos The only thing worse than misleading the public about modern farming methods is doing so in the name of helping farmers. I am talking about Farm Aid, which may have started with good...
2014/09/16 04:45
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SHALE INSIGHT conference set in Pittsburgh next week Pittsburgh In its fourth year, the SHALE INSIGHT 2014 conference will be at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Sept. 24 -25, with...
2014/09/15 04:21
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Prevention efforts are further complicated because basic facts about such deaths, including the total number of train suicides every year, remain unknown. Agencies responsible for investigating train...
2014/09/13 03:06
2014/09/13 03:06
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In an eight-page report released today, Seattle’s Fire Department and Office of Emergency Management called on the railroad to install communications, ventilation and fire-and-vapor suppression...
2014/09/11 01:27
2014/09/11 01:27
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U.S. lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service, profits WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. rail operators must put investment ahead of profits to clear the way for grain, automotive and chemical...
2014/09/11 00:58
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WASHINGTON -- Rail service backups from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest have the potential to slow the entire economy, several train-reliant industries told lawmakers Wednesday. Representatives...
2014/09/10 22:43
2014/09/10 22:43
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WASHINGTON — Senators and shippers complained Wednesday that widespread delays in freight rail shipments are hurting a wide array of industries and driving some companies out of business, and they...
2014/09/10 20:51
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N.D. Senators: Farmers Are Being Hurt By Freight Rail Backlog Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D – N.D. (Photo By Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call) Farm state senators sounded the alarm about delayed crop shipments...
2014/09/10 15:13
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Warning that the frequent railroad trains loaded with crude oil passing through the Chicago area are a “serious risk to public safety,” the City Council is calling for tighter restrictions on the...
2014/09/10 08:31
2014/09/10 08:31
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The $8.2 million in federal funding awarded Tuesday to upgrade the New England Central Railroad line in Connecticut should pay significant dividends by generating economic growth, reducing pollution...
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2014/09/08 15:46
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Washington—The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) on Aug. 25 submitted a 17-page reply brief to the federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) urging that it reject rail carriers' plea that...
2014/09/07 00:40
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Oil trains crisscross Ky. on weekly basis Sep. 06, 2014 @ 07:49 PM LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Freight trains loaded with volatile crude oil crisscross seven Kentucky counties on a weekly basis, carrying...
2014/09/06 00:58
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The nation’s freight railroads, which have experienced service difficulties since late last year, could be getting more scrutiny from federal regulators under a Senate proposal. Sens. Jay...
2014/09/04 18:54
2014/09/04 18:54
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The Supreme Court on Thursday released the calendars of oral arguments for the sessions beginning on November 3 and December 1. The Court will hear two arguments at each of the public sittings; no...
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