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(Amy Dalrymple / Forum News Service) Older model DOT 111-A rail cars are loaded with Bakken crude on Wednesday, at the Enbridge Rail terminal in Berthold, N.D.

No new tank car rules soon

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WASHINGTON — New regulations to upgrade or replace thousands of tank cars prone to punctures and explosions similar to what happened in the fiery Casselton, N.D., train crash won’t be coming as soon as lawmakers and industry groups hoped.


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