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  1. US GAO says Pipeline Safety Fund accounting needs retooling

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    Thu, 3 May 2001

    Online Staff WASHINGTON, DC, May 3 -- The General Accounting Office this week told Congress that the US Department of Transportation 's Research and Special Programs Administration should revamp the way it calculates the budget of a sister

  2. DOT proposes extending low-pressure oil pipeline rules

    Magazine Articles

    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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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