PBS NewsHour

DOT proposes tighter rules for oil trains

Clip: 07/23/2014 | 9m 34s

More than a million barrels of oil travel the country by rail each day. In response to deadly derailments, the Obama administration proposed tougher safety rules for trains carrying oil, sometimes called “pipelines on wheels.” Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the proposal, criticism from activists, pushback from the oil industry and the safety of air travel.

Aired: 07/23/14

Rating: NR

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