DOT Announces Rulemaking for Crude Oil and Ethanol Transportation

DOT has released a rulemaking proposal for safe rail transportation of flammable material based on new Bakken crude oil data. On July 23, 2014, the Department of Transportation (DOT) released a rulemaking proposal to improve rail transportation safety for crude oil, ethanol, and other flammable materials.  The proposal includes a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)...