More…As the President considers whether to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, a Republican bill in the U.S. House of Representatives would prohibit regulators from implementing safety rules recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board.
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The agency that would be responsible for oversight of the Keystone XL pipeline has not studied the safety measures necessary for a pipeline that carries tar sands crude. More…
The U.S. Dept. of Transportation gave notice this week that it has begun considering whether to grant the Canadian company Bruce Power permission to move 16 radioactively contaminated steam generators through the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway.
In a notice in the March 30 Federal Register More… DOT’s Pipeline and
This week the National Transportation Safety Board will hold an uncommon three-day public fact-finding hearing More… on the Pacific Gas & Electric pipeline explosion that killed eight and burned dozens of homes in San Bruno, Calif., last September.
As the Canadian nuclear power company Bruce Power plans to ship 16 decommissioned radioactive steam generators through the Great Lakes, the nuclear watchdog group Beyond Nuclear is asking the federal government to conduct a full programmatic review of water-borne shipments of radioactive waste.
The group writes:
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The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has the authority to block a controversial plan to ship radioactive waste over the Great Lakes.
Last week the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission approved a plan to ship 16-school bus sized steam generators from the Bruce Nuclear Station More… on Lake Huron to Sweden for reprocessing
The American Petroleum Institute today announced that it is putting 160 industry standards online for the first time, part of an effort to be more transparent about the standards under which many oil and gas companies operate.
API, the country’s oil and gas industry trade group, first announced More… back in
The federal agency charged with ensuring the safety of the nation’s pipeline system released for public comment earlier this week a proposal to overhaul pipeline safety.
The proposal More…, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking, lays out a number of potential issues the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or