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Herrera Beutler presses feds to study oil train safety


September 30, 2016 | | In the wake of the oil train derailment in the Columbia River Gorge,  Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is pressing the U.S. Department of Transportation study ways to reduce fire and explosion risks during oil train derailments.

Herrera Beutler sent a letter to the U.S. Department Transportation this month encouraging the agency to consider breaking up long strings of oil tank cars with other cars containing non-volatile products.

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