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Editorial: Feds bark at, but don't bite, explosive oil train tankers

(Source: The News Tribune, May 11, 2014)

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The administration on Wednesday “advised” shippers and carriers not to carry the oil in the old DOT-111s. It’s strictly voluntary. What Transportation officials should have done is order that the oil be shifted – on a realistic but tight schedule – to modern, thick-walled tankers.

Full story: Bellingham Herald

Monday, May 12, 2014

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