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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. 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

  5. Maritime transportation is moving toward LNG, Brookings speakers say

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    Thu, 5 Mar 2015

    according to John Graykowski, who became deputy and, subsequently, acting maritime administrator at the US Department of Transportation in 1994. Operators could buy lower-sulfur diesel, install scrubbers, or consider LNG as emissions control requirements

  6. PHMSA outlines community steps to reduce pipeline incident risks

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    was prepared by PHMSA’s Pipelines and Informed Planning Alliance (PIPA) communications team, the US Department of Transportation agency said. It said the guidance aims to provide emergency managers, planners, and others involved with

  7. Derailed West Virginia oil train carried Bakken crude

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    Tue, 17 Feb 2015

    equipment must operate to ensure that light hydrocarbons are removed before oil is shipped to market. The US Department of Transportation , meanwhile, has yet to officially adopt federal crude-by-rail regulations proposed last summer ( OGJ

  8. Pennsylvania governor asks Obama for stronger crude-by-rail rules

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    full-scale forensic investigation following a slow start hampered by weather and safety concerns. The US Department of Transportation , within which FRA and the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are agencies, submitted

  9. Ethanol rail safety

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    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), an ethanol trade group, filed a 13-page comment with the US Department of Transportation regarding proposed rules on tank railcar standards and high-hazard flammable trains (HHFT). The proposed

  10. Rail tank car rule could cost economy billions, report says

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    Mon, 8 Dec 2014

    car fleet, and concluded that PHMSA underestimated the overall costs that would likely occur should the US Department of Transportation agency's fleet modifications timeline is implemented as proposed. RSI's tank cars committee wants to help

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