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Oil is shipped by rail on July 6 near Fryburg.
Rules of the rail: Federal government seeks tougher oil-train regulations
July 23, 2014 - 3:22pm
July 15, 2014
Trade group: Oil train sector has work to settle safety concerns
July 15, 2014 - 5:20pm
May 30, 2014
CN Rail sees U.S. banning older rail cars for oil in 3-5 years
May 30, 2014 - 10:55am
Train carrying crude derails in Virginia, bursts into flame
April 30, 2014 - 3:50pm
April 29, 2014
Transportation chief discusses rural needs, Wants more movement
April 29, 2014 - 10:40am
ND PSC ponders legal action on slow rail service for ag
April 29, 2014 - 10:32am
April 12, 2014
FNS Photo by Eric Hylden
Brian Schanilec, president and manager of Forest River Bean Co., testified in Washington, D.C., last week with several other farm leaders from North and South Dakota at a hearing of the Department of Transportation’s Surface Transportation Board concerning the rail car shortage in the Dakotas and Minnesota.
Farmers still desperate for rail service
April 12, 2014 - 11:06pm
April 4, 2014
Photo Courtesy of William Hejl
Fire erupts after trains, one of them transporting crude oil, collided west of Casselton on Dec. 30.
Study of oil from deadly derailment points to Bakken crude’s volatility; more research is on the way
April 4, 2014 - 3:14pm
March 30, 2014
Regulator: Oil sector withholding info on rail cargoes
March 30, 2014 - 8:46pm
February 27, 2014
Minnesota could face crude disaster loss ‘on massive scale:' Parsons: Firefighters don’t have equipment, training to fight oil fires
February 27, 2014 - 11:53pm
February 26, 2014
Feds push proper testing of crude oil for shipment: PHMSA conducting outreach workshops in North Dakota
February 26, 2014 - 11:56pm
February 21, 2014
FNS Photo by Bob King
Rail cars sit in the yard at Calumet Refinery in Superior, Wis., in this Feb. 4 photo. The Association of American Railroads Friday announced new safety measures for hauling crude on railways.
Back on track: Rail industry outlines safety changes to ease oil-by-rail concerns
February 21, 2014 - 11:37pm
February 4, 2014
FNS Photo by Bob King
Denny Kelliher, laborer, uses a torque wrench to tighten bolts on the hatch of a crude oil rail car at Calumet Refinery in Superior, Wis., last week. One car holds about 600 barrels of crude oil.
More oil leaving Superior by rail
February 4, 2014 - 11:22pm
February 1, 2014
Rail shippers have questions about classifying crude
February 1, 2014 - 9:17pm
FNS Photo by David Samson
A cross section from a damaged oil tanker car is shown from the wreckage of the derailment and fire that occured near Casselton on Dec. 30.
Old risks, new worries: Long-maligned rail cars shoulder mounting oil traffic, but inspections stay static
February 1, 2014 - 8:52pm