On the heels of securing an order to supply the New York City Transit subways with gangway systems last year, Germany-based HÜBNER Group now has plans to build a new factory in the southeast U.S.
Responding to the Washington Council of Fire Fighters and other first responders, Washington State adopted a new rule, Chapter 173-185 WAC, Oil Movement by Rail and Pipeline Notification, “to enhance oil spill preparedness and response.”
The U.S. Energy Information Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Energy, released figures on August 3 showing movements of crude oil by rail within the United States averaged 443,000 barrels per day (b/d) in the first five months of 2016, down 45% from the same period last year.
Three years ago today, the people of Lac-Mégantic could never have imagined this.
In a letter to Washington Governor Jay Inslee, the president of the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters, Dennis Lawson, asked “to prohibit rail transport of Bakken crude through our state until there has been a full investigation into the cause of the Mosier oil train derailment.”
Based on data from the Surface Transportation Board (STB) and Petroleum Supply Monthly, the U.S. Energy Information Administration has reported that rail and pipeline shipments of crude oil from the Rocky Mountain region have steadily increased as regional crude oil production has increased.
Greenbrier on Oct. 10, 2014 reiterated its support for the Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) proposed Option 2 design for new tank cars in flammable service built after Oct. 1, 2015, which will be designated the DOT-116.