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

    Online Articles

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

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 May 2015

    shale 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

  4. 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

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

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    Fri, 1 May 2015

    to 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

  6. 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

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

    Online Articles

    Tue, 5 May 2015

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

    Online Articles

    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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