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oil by rail
June 17, 2016
Stop oil by rail in our state, Oregon asks U.S. regulator
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
November 12, 2014
BNSF puts moratorium on adding more oil tank cars - sources
NEW YORK/CALGARY - BNSF Railroad, the Warren Buffett-owned firm that has benefited most from the
November 12, 2014 - 9:00am
November 8, 2014
Test rail shipments arrive in port
GRAND FORKS — The first shipments under a new agreement to send agricultural commodities from North Dakota to the West Coast arrived this week. The first test shipment under the pact between the state of North Dakota and the Port of Vancouver in Washington consisted of AGT Food...
November 8, 2014 - 8:53am
September 17, 2014
Seattle leaders call for safeguards amid boom in oil train shipments
SEATTLE - Seattle officials called on Wednesday for more safeguards for crude oil trains traveling through the city in increasing numbers, warning some rail infrastruc
September 17, 2014 - 4:45pm
August 5, 2014
Oil group wants highest-danger label for Bakken rail shipments
NEW YORK - A U.S.
August 5, 2014 - 3:00pm
July 24, 2014
BNSF train carrying North Dakota oil derails in Seattle
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying crude oil derailed as it left a railyard in north Seattle on Thursday, but there were no reports of a spill or injuries, BNSF said in a statement. Four railcars came off the tracks at around 2 a.m.
July 24, 2014 - 3:08pm
July 23, 2014
U.S. moves to enhance safety of oil-by-rail shipments
NEW YORK - The U.S.
July 23, 2014 - 3:39pm
U.S. proposes new rules for moving crude oil by rail
WASHINGTON - The U.S.
July 23, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 2, 2014
Industry tests of oil train dangers need scrutiny, US officials say
WASHINGTON - Oil industry studies concluding that Bakken crude oil is safe to move by rail under existing standards may underestimate the dangers of the fuel and should not be the last word, U.S.
June 2, 2014 - 5:00pm
May 29, 2014
CN Rail sees US banning older rail cars for oil in 3-5 years
Canadian National Railway Chief Executive Claude Mongeau said on Thursday he expects U.S. regulators to phase out use of DOT-111 tank cars in three to five years, following a deadly explosion in Quebec last year. Mongeau also expects U.S.
May 29, 2014 - 5:24pm
April 25, 2014
US rules could settle tank car dispute for oil-by-rail sector
WASHINGTON - New rules on moving hazardous materials like crude oil on U.S. railroads could settle a dispute between the energy industry and rail companies that boils down to a fraction of an inch of steel in the frame of each tank car. U.S.
April 25, 2014 - 5:09pm