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

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    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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. House Transportation panel lambastes administration for safety delays

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    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

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

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    Mon, 11 May 2015

    available 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

  6. House Transportation panel lambastes administration for safety delays

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    Mon, 20 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

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

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    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. 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

  9. 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

  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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