U.S. DOT Proposes New Rules for Crude Oil Transport

U.S. DOT Proposes New Rules for Crude Oil Transport


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail – particularly crude oil and ethanol. DOT proposes enhanced tank car standards, a classification and testing program for mined gases and liquids, and…

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