An increasing amount of oil train traffic and the devastating accidents that go along with it have officials in municipalities affected by the trains on alert. But as towns and cities across the U.S. request inspection reports of certain bridges and other infrastructures supporting oil trains, officials are discovering that railroads aren’t being open and transparent about their findings. Under the federal Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, which became law in December, state, county, and municipal officials can request inspection reports from the railroads that run oil trains through their cities. The Federal Railroad Administration, serving as a link between ... Read More
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