DOT Announces Proposed Rulemaking for Safe Transport of Crude Oil, Flammable Materials

On July 23 the U.S. Department of Transportation released the details of a comprehensive rulemaking proposal to improve the safe transportation of large quantities of flammable materials by rail – particularly crude oil and ethanol – in the form of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and a companion Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Click here for more information about the proposed rulemaking, including how you can submit a comment.