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2015/04/18 12:46
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WASHINGTON (AP) — An emergency order requiring trains hauling crude oil and other flammable liquids to slow down as they pass through urban areas and a series of other steps to improve the safety were...
2015/04/18 12:46
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2015/04/17 00:15
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Paul Chiasson/Associated Press In a Saturday, July 6, 2013 file photo, smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada. Railroads...
2015/04/08 02:37
2015/04/08 02:37
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Created: 04/07/2015 9:59 PM WHEC.com Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can't wait another decade for the improvements as...
2015/04/07 14:56
2015/04/07 14:56
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It appears time for the Oracle of Omaha to start pressing his bought-and-paid-for Washington well-be-dones as his immensely profitable rail freight business - built on the back of massive...
2015/04/04 05:13
2015/04/04 05:13
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That's why a new bill that has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to promote new investments in railroads. The federal permitting process for highway projects was streamlined in 2012, to get more of...
2015/04/01 06:21
2015/04/01 06:21
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Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., recognize that in a bill they are sponsoring. It would promote new investments in railroads. As Manchin points out, the federal permitting process...
2015/03/31 05:42
2015/03/31 05:42
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — BNSF has started taking additional safety measures for crude oil shipments because of four recent high-profile derailments in the U.S. and Canada, the railroad said Monday. Under...
2015/03/30 19:23
2015/03/30 19:23
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While some government and industry officials have repeatedly said there’s no silver bullet to improve the safety of oil trains, a persistent problem runs through every new derailment: the tank...
2015/03/30 04:44
2015/03/30 04:44
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Columbus Dispatch Almost 1.4 million Ohioans live within a half-mile of railroad lines where some of the most-volatile crude oil in North America rolls by each week, a Columbus Dispatch analysis has...
2015/03/29 12:12
2015/03/29 12:12
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Published: Sunday, 3/29/2015 - Updated: 36 seconds ago SPECIAL REPORT: CRUDE CONSIDERATIONSRecent derailments have raised questions of safety, method of transporting oilPipelines and tank cars both...
2015/03/27 05:56
2015/03/27 05:56
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In 2008, concerned about poor service, unreliability, and delays resulting from freight traffic congestion, Congress granted the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Amtrak joint authority to...
2015/03/25 06:50
2015/03/25 06:50
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RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) � America's railroads want five more years to stop train wrecks using a high-tech system costing more than $9 billion. But experts tell The Associated Press that it won't...
2015/03/21 22:43
2015/03/21 22:43
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WASHINGTON – Last week, U.S. Sen. Al Franken asked the Federal Railroad Administration to consider rerouting trains carrying volatile Bakken crude oil from North Dakota so they do not pass through...
2015/03/20 22:18
2015/03/20 22:18
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Should we be worried about shipping crude oil by rail? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is that it's complicated. And this mode of transporting oil isn't going away anytime soon. The rate...
2015/04/18 12:46
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