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New rules could settle tank car dispute for oil by rail sector

(Source: Reuters, April 28, 2014)

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- 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. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wrote Thursday in a blog post that his agency would send its proposals to the White House for review next week.

Full story: Financial Post

Monday, April 28, 2014

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