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  1. OPS issues proposed integrity management rule

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    Mon, 3 Feb 2003

    Feb. 3 -- In a proposal the gas pipeline industry sees as the "most significant" in 3 decades, the US Department of Transportation 's Office of Pipeline Safety is seeking public comment on a rule designed to identify the best methods for

  2. DOT proposes extending low-pressure oil pipeline rules

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    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    The US Department of Transportation has proposed stiffened safety requirements, including cleaning and continuous monitoring, for more than 1,200 miles of crude

  3. DOT stats indicate need to refocus pipeline accident prevention

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    Mon, 15 Mar 1999

    most recently available data from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 1 indicates that, despite emphasis ..... in-control" response. References U.S. Department of Transportation , Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title

  4. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 22 Jun 2015

    Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, and Sarah Feinberg to lead the Federal Railroad Administration, the US Department of Transportation said on May 29. The two DOT agencies, which are directly involved in regulating crude oil shipments by rail

  5. Obama to nominate new leaders of PHMSA, FRA

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    Mon, 1 Jun 2015

    Hazardous Materials Safety Administration , and Sarah Feinberg to lead the Federal Railroad Administration , the US Department of Transportation said on May 29. The two DOT agencies, which are directly involved in regulating crude oil shipments by rail

  6. Low crude prices may thin, but not kill, US production, speakers say

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    Tue, 12 May 2015

    to East Coast refineries configured to process it raised new safety questions, which in turn led to new US Department of Transportation regulations ( OGJ Online, May 1, 2015 ). “Extraordinarily powerful interests—the freight railroads

  7. Schumer bill would phase out older rail tank cars within 2 years

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    Wed, 6 May 2015

    US railroads to replace tank cars carrying crude oil and other hazardous substances more quickly than new US Department of Transportation rules require. His announcement came 2 days after US and Canadian railway transportation regulators jointly announced

  8. Senate Democrats offer bill to phase out older rail tank cars

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    Fri, 1 May 2015

    railroads that upgrade newer cars to the highest required safety standard. “It’s time for the [US] Department of Transportation to push faster and more aggressively to make oil-by-rail transportation safer,” Wyden said on Apr. 30

  9. House Transportation panel lambastes administration for safety delays

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    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) administrators, Denham said. “Of the five [US Department of Transportation ] positions that have acting administrators, these two are the most critical in safety terms,” he said. “As I learn

  10. EIA: East Coast refineries got 52% of crude by rail in February

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    Tue, 5 May 2015

    directly by rail closer to their ultimate destinations,” EIA said. Its report came 4 days after the US Department of Transportation and Canada’s Transport Ministry jointly issued new regulations governing transportation of crude oil and

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