Tougher oil tanker standards coming after string of derailments
Newest standards call for a hull thickness of 9/16th of an inch and makes thermal “jackets” mandatory.
Irving Oil to convert railcar fleet, remove older cars from service
Conversion will be completed to comply with US standards for DOT-111 tank cars built after Oct. 1, 2011.
US ‘green billionaire’ addresses motives for working to block Keystone
Tom Steyer says without the pipeline, the “tarsands” would lose much of their lustre to investors because of rail transportation issues.