U.S. rail tank car safety standards due in weeks: lawmaker

Jan 9, 2014 Full story: Reuters

U.S. officials have promised to issue within weeks new safety standards for the kind of tank cars involved in a spate of fiery derailments in recent months, a lawmaker said on Thursday.

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Bellingham, WA

#1 Jan 9, 2014
Sounds like gummint regulation.
We don't need no damn gummint regulations fer business.
That's some kind of socialism.
Public safety?
Once again, nanny state socialism. Liberalism.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#2 Jan 9, 2014
Rail or pipeline - which will team Obama/Buffett choose?
John Reading

Hanoi, Vietnam

#3 Jan 9, 2014
RustyS wrote:
Rail or pipeline - which will team Obama/Buffett choose?
U is not on the Sofa of sciences, transporkeytion, & commerce!! dat chair was Christeen was farting on traffiction so smell!!! ;-00h, can U hear the gov fart????;-00

Bellingham, WA

#4 Jan 9, 2014
This is America, home of the fast buck and the
quick fix. We don't need no damn regulating.
The people can watch out fer themselves.
Rudolph Caparros

Sacramento, CA

#5 Feb 24, 2014

First Responders ask federal administrations to consider adding secondary containment to rail tank cars used to transport chlorine gas, providing lifesaving safety to First Responders and the public they serve. See First Responders Comments at PETITION C KIT.

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