TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The derailment of a freight train pulling empty oil cars in upstate New York has raised concerns with environmental groups voicing opposition to the hauling of shale oil along the Hudson River. 373 more words
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A federal order reclassifying types of crude carried in tanker-cars is threatening to reduce or delay shipments of bitumen and other low-volatility fuels, according to oil-by-rail companies. 356 more words
Federal regulators in the U.S. issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring rail shippers to test the composition of crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken play before transporting it, … 346 more words
Best Practices and Strategies for Improving Rail Energy Efficiency (PDF)
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (Federal Railroad Administration)
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In support of the FRA Energy, Environment, and Engine (E3) program, this study reviews and evaluates technology development opportunities, equipment upgrades, and best practices (BPs) of international and U.S.