American Petroleum Institute

New York News
7:45 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Oil Industry Offers Crude Train Testing Standards

Crude oil train in Plattsburgh, NY
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The oil industry's leading trade group has adopted new standards for testing and classifying crude shipped by rail after prior shipments were misclassified, including a train that derailed in Canada and killed 47 people.

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North Country News
5:04 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Coalition Files Petition to Tighten Tar Sands Pipeline Transport Rules

Tar Sands, Alberta, Canada
Credit Howlmontreal/Creative Commons-Flickr

A coalition of conservation and environmental groups is asking the federal government to tighten regulations governing pipeline safety standards as concerns rise over the possibility that tar sands oil may be shipped through a line across New England.

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