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2014-02-12 16:20:27

Letter to DOT Secretary Foxx Asks for Stronger Standards for New Crude Oil & Ethanol Tank Cars WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Railway Supply Institute Committee on Tank Cars (RSICTC) has called on the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to consider several new safety measures for tank cars carrying crude oil and ethanol. In a letter to DOT Secretary Anthony R. Foxx, RSICTC proposed additional safety requirements on newly manufactured railway tank cars, a...


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