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Glawe Column: Are All NTSB Recommendations For Rail Safety Plausible?

Glawe Column: Are All NTSB Recommendations For Rail Safety Plausible?

Sitting inside Urban Stampede, at the intersection of 4th and Kittson in downtown Grand Forks, one can easily imagine what it would look like. The cars roll slowly through the intersection as motorists wait for the mechanical arms that guard the railroad tracks to rise, signalling the go-ahead. Among the payload are the coal black

Hoeven: DOT Has To Finalize Oil Rail Car Regulations Faster

“New regulations requiring stronger rail cars for carrying oil will be finalized in 2015, according to a schedule released Tuesday by the Department of Transportation,” reports The Hill. In a press release responding to the announcement, Senator John Hoeven says that’s not fast enough: “The DOT today indicated it will not finalize rules governing the

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