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Oil Train Explosions

North Dakota's New Oil Train Safety Checks May Fall Short

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2015 | Green

By Patrick Rucker WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - New regulations to cap vapor pressure of North Dakota crude fail to account for how...

Canada To Propose Tougher Oil Tank Car Standards

AP | ROB GILLIES and JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.12.2015 | Green

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government has proposed tough new standards for rail tank cars used to transport crude oil in response to a string of fi...

New York Won't Keep Oil Train Details Secret

AP | By MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's homeland security agency is refusing requests from freight railroads to further restrict public information about the...

U.S. Officials Call For More Safety For Oil By Rail

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

U.S. transportation officials said Thursday that companies need to come up with safer ways to transport oil on the nation's rail lines following some ...