Incredibly, despite the Obama administration's admission that shipping oil by rail represents an “imminent hazard,” the dangerously weak draft rules do more to protect oil industry profits than they do to keep Americans safe or prevent oil spills.
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1. "U.S. Issues Safety Alert for Oil Trains," New York Times, May 7, 2014.
2. "Obama officials tighten safety rules for railways," The Hill, July 23, 2014.