TV News LIES

Wednesday, Nov 26th

Last update08:21:34 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) Bush administration eases railroad route safety rule

Bush administration eases railroad route safety rule

E-mail Print PDF

Saying it wants to help protect people like Neuschwander, the Bush administration is pushing through a new rule that requires railroads to use the safest and most secure routes to transport hazardous cargo.

But the rule, which becomes effective during Bush's last month in office, would leave route-making decisions to railroad companies and would not require them to seek input from residents or local governments when assessing which route is safest.

Critics say the rule will allow railroads to continue sending dangerous materials through densely populated areas rather than taking longer routes that bypass cities.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Washington DC Theater J Cancels Middle East Festival, Prompting Censorship Debate

J TheaterThe Jewish theater company in the nation’s capital is struggling to find its footing in the...

Prosecutor: No indictment in Ferguson case

No indictment in FergusonA white police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in...

Ferguson businesses torched in overnight protests

Ferguson eruptsSmoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass Tuesday morning after Ferguson...

Flamboyant and flawed former DC mayor dies

Marion BarryPresident Barack Obama and congressional lawmakers mourned the death Sunday of Marion Barry, Washington, D.C.,’s flamboyant...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!