Oil Trains

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Big State Oil Train Report Calls for Positive Train Control, 26 Other Safety Measures

A new report is offering 27 recommendations on how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the companies that use trains to transport volatile crude oil across the […]

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Feds Urge Safety Upgrades for Oil Trains

The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended “aggressive” safety upgrades to tank cars that carry oil and ethanol by rail, following a series of disasters […]

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Casey Backs Bill to Prepare for Oil Train Disasters

Amid growing concern about oil train derailments — including on trains journeying through Philadelphia to refineries on the south side of town — U.S. Sen. […]

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Council Expected to Call for Oil Train Safety

Philadelphia City Council is expected to pass a resolution today calling for higher safety standards for the oil trains that move through town — and […]

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Report: Millions Live in Pa. Oil Train Evacuation Zones

Amid growing concern about the transportation of oil by train through Pennsylvania — and through Philadelphia, to the city’s refineries — environmental groups have released […]