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2014/04/16 14:27
2014/04/16 14:27
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In 2005, the District of Columbia and a handful of other communities sought to stop the traffic of hazardous products in their city centers. But the ban was successfully challenged in federal court by...
2014/04/16 14:27
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2014/04/16 05:23
2014/04/16 05:23
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Less than a year ago, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, a small Quebec town 10 miles from the Maine border. Learn more Thousands of gallons of the highly flammable crude...
2014/04/15 14:50
2014/04/15 14:50
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More than 140 people showed up to a meeting Monday night in Sundance to hear plans for what would become the second rare earth mine in the U.S. Questions for the National Forest Service ranged from...
2014/04/13 06:43
2014/04/13 06:43
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Calls to hike rail tanker-car safety Danger of oil spills loom in mid-Hudson Print this ArticleEmail this Article Three recent derailments of tanker rail cars, including one in Ulster, have raised...
2014/04/12 03:21
2014/04/12 03:21
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Updated: 04/11/2014 9:56 PM Created: 04/11/2014 4:05 PM KSTP.com By: Stephen Tellier Last July, 47 people were killed when a runaway oil train exploded in the middle of a small Canadian town. In...
2014/04/10 23:44
2014/04/10 23:44
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The price of Ethanol has been fluctuating over the past few months, and producers say traffic on the railroads is to blame. Ethanol jumped up $1 per gallon between early February and late March, as...
2014/04/10 19:07
2014/04/10 19:07
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... Responding to a series of fiery train derailments, federal regulators said Wednesday they will propose that trains transporting crude oil have at least two-man crews and requirements aimed at...
2014/04/09 09:10
2014/04/09 09:10
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OMAHA, Neb. � Railroads are launching a new campaign to highlight the dangers of being near train tracks, after a spike in rail deaths last year. At this time last year, the railroads were proudly...
2014/04/03 19:23
2014/04/03 19:23
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Ethanol producers say clogged rail lines and other shipping problems have forced them to reduce production of the fuel and contributed to higher prices. The Renewable Fuels Association criticized...
2014/04/02 16:23
2014/04/02 16:23
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The National Industrial Transportation League is lobbying for rules that would limit railroads'... There's a push in Washington to re-regulate the railroads — and a powerful industry lobby is behind...
2014/04/02 07:58
2014/04/02 07:58
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A Bay Area refinery’s plan to run up to 100 train cars of highly flammable crude oil daily through Sacramento is prompting a late push by area leaders to protect cities on the rail line. Sacramento...
2014/03/29 04:58
2014/03/29 04:58
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The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a two-day public forum next month on the safety of moving crude oil and ethanol by rail, the agency said Thursday. The NTSB has been warning for...
2014/03/26 05:09
2014/03/26 05:09
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March 26, 2014 Walking with his daughter from a Friday night football game in New Brighton, Fire Chief Jeffrey Bolland heard what sounded like a jet overhead and saw an orange glow in the...
2014/03/26 04:06
2014/03/26 04:06
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A DOT-111 rail tanker passes through Council Bluffs, Iowa, Aug.8, 2012. Canada's two largest railways say they are phasing out or retrofitting their own small fleets of older DOT-111 tank cars amid...
2014/03/24 14:18
2014/03/24 14:18
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American railroads reported an increase in coal loadings last week, although total coal traffic remains down compared with a year ago. Overall, the nation's railroads reported 114,142 coal car...
2014/03/23 06:43
2014/03/23 06:43
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Region's train safety under scrutiny Oil-transit yard for trains raises some fears Print this ArticleEmail this Article CSX crews work at the scene of a derailment Feb. 25 in the Town of Ulster. A...
2014/03/16 13:45
2014/03/16 13:45
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WASHINGTON — The North Dakota oil boom is creating major headaches for the region's farmers, as both the oil and grain industries put huge strains on rail service on the Great Plains. The energy and...
2014/03/15 02:43
2014/03/15 02:43
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WASHINGTON — Government regulators are taking too long to write new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery oil train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment, senators complained...
2014/03/13 22:42
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The number of carloads of crude oil that U.S. railroads delivered last year surged more than 80 percent from the year before, as concerns about the safety of the shipments...
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