Environmental Groups Sue Over Oil Train Rules Cite Amtrak Crash

Huffington Post: Environmental groups are suing the Obama administration over recently announced rules for transporting oil by rail, arguing they allow unsafe tankers to remain on the tracks for a decade. Earthjustice filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court's 9th Circuit Wednesday. It says new Department of Transportation rules fail to protect Americans from exploding trains. The groups tied what they see as shortcomings of the new rules to Tuesday's Amtrak passenger rail disaster in Philadelphia, which killed......

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