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...was the latest in a spate of fiery derailments, and senior federal officials said it drives home the need for stronger tank cars, more effective braking systems and other safety improvements.LOS ANGELES - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched...
What others say: Nation much develop safer energy transportation

...the CSX Corp. and other railroads need to do a much better job - obviously - on safety. Shorter trains, upgraded tank cars, lower speeds, and better track maintenance are among improvements railroads can and should make even before greater...

...from a disclosure request are resolved.The federal order applies to railroad carriers with trains carrying roughly 35 tank cars or more of oil.Late Tuesday, Union Pacific Railroad told the state it does not transport Bakken crude oil trains at...
Williams' neighbors want fuel tanks moved before proposed expansion

...and federal agencies. The project calls for building a double-track rail loop to allow Williams to unload fuel from tank cars more efficiently. The company runs a refinery in North Pole and ships jet fuel, gasoline and other products on the Alaska...
alaska retire early Religious leaders urge parishioners to rally against slots Railroad asks for rabbis help after tank car derailment Keep shuffling the pieces when dealing with problem growing areas Speeds all relative at NASCARs fastest...

...restrictions on abortion funding Three men questioned following shootout in east Anchorage Railroad completes fuel tank car renovations Talkeetna man pleads guilty to child pornography charge Senate approves measure requiring longer highway...

...encouraging results from third inlet well FBI issues new terrorism warning; no specific target or method Railroad repairs tank car suspensions to cut risk of fuel spills Scientists track seal migration into Chukchi Sea Compromise amendment won't...


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