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Rail Safety - Improved Human Capital Planning Could Address Emerging Safety Oversight Challenges

Critiques human resources aspects of rail transportation for the Federal Railroad Administration.

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U.S. Rail Transportation of Crude Oil: Background and Issues for Congress

Discusses issues relative to train transportation of crude oil.

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Positive Train Control (PTC): Overview and Policy Issues


Examines the issues regarding the positive train control (PTC) device.

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Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Rail Transport Safety: In Brief

Focuses on Bakken crude oil and describes properties for classification and transportation.

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Literature Survey of Crude Oil Properties Relevant to Handling and Fire Safety in Transport

Surveys sources of information on crude oil properties and combustion events of rail transport spills.

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Report of the Auditor General of Canada: Oversight of Rail Safety - Transport Canada

Presents the conclusions concerning management of rail safety risks by federal railways.

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Transportation of Dangerous Products

Investigates Transport Canada and the National Energy Board's risk-based approach regarding transportation of dangerous goods.

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Transporting Crude Oil in New York State: A Review of Incident Prevention and Response Capacity

Examines the federal and New York legislative framework and roles in prevention and response of oil spills.

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Oil by Rail Safety in California

Examinines issues surrounding oil transportation by rail and gives recommendations.

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Moving Energy Safely - A Study of the Safe Transport of Hydrocarbons by Pipelines, Tankers and Railcars in Canada

Discusses safe transportation of bulk hydrocarbons by transmission pipelines, tankers and railcars in Canada.

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Washington State 2014 Marine and Rail Oil Transportation Study

Analysis of the risks associated with the transport of oil in Washington.

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Oil and Chemical Spills: Federal Emergency Response Framework

Describes the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) and how it works.

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Oil Spill Legislation in the 112th Congress

Compilation of legislation related to spills, including prevention, preparedness, response, liability, and compensation.

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Field Guide To Tank Cars

Provides information on the types, safety systems, stenciling, and markings of tank cars used in transport regulated and nonregulated goods