Monday Jul 28
Right track: A federal rail mandate will make oil cars safer
The latest federal proposal to improve the safe transportation of flammable liquids by rail would require oil shippers to use stronger tank cars by October 2017.
Feds Seek to Prevent Deadly Oil Train Accidents
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced it is working on new safety rules for trains carrying crude-oil shipments.
Crude oil rides Pa. rails: Should you be worried?
More trains carrying crude oil to East Coast refineries mean a greater risk of accidents.
Secrecy by rail: PEMA says the public has no right to oil train info
Although the democratic attitude of the age supports government openness and transparency, the first reflex of officialdom is often secrecy.