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Company says it hasn’t reduced Albany oil shipments

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An oil shipper recently accused by the Environmental Protection Agency of violating air pollution standards says it hasn’t reduced rail shipments to its terminal at the Port of Albany on the Hudson River. The EPA issued a violation notice July 29 to Global Companies LLC, based in Waltham, Massachusetts. The EPA says its calculations show 3.5 ...

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Armed with proof of oil shipments, activists say they will press the issue

CSX Transportation said Thursday it still moves crude oil by train through Maryland via downtown Baltimore occasionally, but not as many as the five 1 million-gallon trains a week it estimated in documents released this week by the state. Environmental groups and community activists said they hope the new disclosure about trains carrying the explosive crude though the city will ...

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Federal regulators issue emergency order on oil shipments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators issued an emergency order Tuesday requiring more stringent testing of crude oil before shipment by rail to determine how susceptible the cargo is to explosion or fire, a response to a string of train accidents since last summer involving oil from the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana. Oklahoma City-based Continental Resources Inc. is the ...

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