Oil train regulation passes in California

Published: September 2, 2014

oil-train-railCalifornia lawmakers on Friday (Aug. 29) passed legislation requiring railroad companies to tell emergency officials when crude oil trains will chug through the state.

The bill would require railroads to notify the state’s Office of Emergency Services when trains carrying crude oil from Canada and North Dakota are headed to refineries in the most populous U.S. state.

Read the complete story at Reuters.