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U.S. poised to approve shipping LNG by rail for export with no new safety rules

(Source: DeSmog Blog, June 14, 2019)

NEW YORK — On June 6, the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that the company Energy Transport Solutions LLC had applied for a special permit to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) in unit trains 100 cars long and for the express purpose of moving LNG to export facilities. The notice in the Federal Register starts a comment period, ending July 8, for the public to weigh in on the proposal, which represents a new mode for transporting LNG and includes no new safety precautions.

Full story: DeSmog Blog

Monday, June 17, 2019

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