Stories tagged: Anthony Foxx
Wed., July 13, 2016, 3:14 p.m.
Feds propose railroads have plans to deal with oil spills
Railroads hauling crude oil would be required to develop comprehensive plans for dealing with a significant oil spill, including providing detailed information to state and tribal authorities, under a rule …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:45 p.m.
E-cigarettes on airline flights being banned by U.S.
The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.
Sat., July 26, 2014
Editorial: DOT correct to expedite tougher rules for oil trains
The U.S. Department of Transportation has expanded regulation of oil trains on the fast track, with the possibility new rules could be in place by early 2015. The railroads and …
Thu., April 10, 2014
Lawmakers scrutinize oil train safety standards
WASHINGTON – The federal bureaucracy’s inability to remove substandard oilcars carrying volatile crude off railroad tracks continues to frustrate U.S. lawmakers. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx tried to put the onus …