Stories tagged: Oil transport
Fri., March 31, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Bill to toughen rules around oil transport clears key hurdle
A House bill aimed at increasing the safety around oil transportation on land and water has cleared a key committee. The House Finance Committee on amended and passed House Bill …
Thu., April 10, 2014, midnight
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 …