Critiques human resources aspects of rail transportation for the Federal Railroad Administration.
Discusses railroads' progress in developing and implement PTC and the benefits.
Discusses issues relative to train transportation of crude oil.
Examines the issues regarding the positive train control (PTC) device.
Focuses on Bakken crude oil and describes properties for classification and transportation.
Surveys sources of information on crude oil properties and combustion events of rail transport spills.
Presents the conclusions concerning management of rail safety risks by federal railways.
Investigates Transport Canada and the National Energy Board's risk-based approach regarding transportation of dangerous goods.
Outlines issues related to the Emergency Response Assistance Plans and oil transportation.
Focuses on DOT-111 tank cars and crude oil transportation.
Presents analysis concerning the testing and classification of crude oil for transportation.
Examines the federal and New York legislative framework and roles in prevention and response of oil spills.
Outlines New York's implementation of new crude shipment procedures.
Examinines issues surrounding oil transportation by rail and gives recommendations.
Discusses safe transportation of bulk hydrocarbons by transmission pipelines, tankers and railcars in Canada.
Analysis of the risks associated with the transport of oil in Washington.
Describes the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP) and how it works.
Compilation of legislation related to spills, including prevention, preparedness, response, liability, and compensation.
Summarizes the major cleanup authorities of CERCLA and other relevant provisions.
Provides information on the types, safety systems, stenciling, and markings of tank cars used in transport regulated and nonregulated goods