Posts Tagged ‘DOT-111’

Riverkeeper sues DOT over critically flawed crude-by-rail standards

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer and Media Specialist 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org New regulations contain numerous loopholes and keep dangerous tank… Read More

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson Submit Comments Calling on DOT to Enact Immediate, Comprehensive Changes to Crude Oil Rail Shipping Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440 x 222, jburgess@scenichudson.org New draft regulations al… Read More

Riverkeeper Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking on Transport of Flammable Fuel by Rail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Continues call for immediate emergency action to ban the use of DOT-111 train cars to carry crude oi… Read More

Groups Challenge New York State’s Decision Not to Require Full Environmental Review of Plan to Expand Albany Crude Oil Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, 212-845-7390, camato@earthjustice.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Facts show impacts to commun… Read More

Riverkeeper Applauds Ulster County Passage of Resolutions to Protect Communities against Risks from Crude Oil Transport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org OSSINING, NY – May 21, 2014 – Last night, the Ulster County legislature passed two resolutions, with unanimous… Read More

DOT Action Fails to Fully Address Grave Risks of Shipping Explosive Crude through Communities and Along the Hudson River

Statement from Riverkeeper “The announcement by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx that the agency has issued an emergency order requiring railroads to notify state emergency management officials before mov… Read More
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