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  1. DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude oil by rail

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    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    and would be subject to lower speed limits, routing risk assessments, and other new requirements under new US Department of Transportation regulatory proposals . DOT also proposed phasing out older DOT-111 tank cars for moving Bakken crude and

  2. DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude by rail

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    and would be subject to lower speed limits, routing risk assessments, and other new requirements under new US Department of Transportation regulatory proposals. DOT also proposed phasing out older DOT—111 tank cars for moving Bakken crude and

  1. Pipeline safety successes, challenges detailed to Congress

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2004

    The US Department of Transportation Inspector General recently told two congressional committees that the Office of Pipeline Safety is making considerable progress

  2. New directions in federal pipeline safety program promote continuous improvement

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jan 2005

    taken by the Office of Pipeline Safety (OPS) in the Research and Special Programs Administration of the US Department of Transportation has important implications for the inspections process, pipeline operators, and the OPS. Understanding

  3. House Transportation panel lambastes administration for safety delays

    Online Articles

    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    Pipeline 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Derailed West Virginia oil train carried Bakken crude

    Online Articles

    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

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

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2015

    a 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

  8. Ethanol rail safety

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Oct 2014

    two. 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

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