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An Annotated Guide To What The New Oil Train Rules Mean For The Northwest


 

On May 1 the U.S. Department of Transportation issued a sweeping set of new rules for trains carrying flammable liquids like crude oil and ethanol. The new rules total 395 pages. Here's an annotated guide to help you make sense of them.

Check out further coverage of the new rules:
* New Oil Train Rules Get Mixed Reactions In Northwest
* Did You Like Knowing Where Oil Trains Moved In the Northwest? Too Bad.

-- Tony Schick/OPB