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Rail Industry Eager for a New Trump Era Light on Safety Rules


January 21, 2017 | DESMOG | The policy landscape in Washington, D.C., dramatically shifted on Election Day…”

While clearly not news to anyone, it was part of Edward Hamberger’s address to a conference in New York a week after Trump’s presidential victory. Hamberger is CEO of the rail industry lobbying group, the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The rail industry — along with many others — has seized upon the Trump victory as an opportunity to push a “free market” approach to avoid future regulations — and roll back existing ones.

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