House lawmakers seek to slow White House plan for LNG rail shipments

(Source: Freight Waves, September 19, 2019)

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. The Democratic head of the House committee with transportation oversight wants to put the brakes on a Trump administration proposal to let freight railroads haul liquefied natural gas in tank cars. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (D-New Jersey) on Sept. 12 introduced a bill requiring extensive reviews on the safety and operational practices of using tank cars carrying LNG before any approval is granted.

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