DOT Proposes Series of Rules Targeting Rail Transport of Crude Oil and Ethanol, Citing Increased Traffic and Recent High-Profile Accidents
The Department of Transportation (DOT), through the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), has recently proposed a series of rules as part of its comprehensive effort to strengthen safety standards for rail transport of crude oil and ethanol, as well as other flammable liquids.
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