Volume 92 Issue 16 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: April 21, 2014

Chemical Industry Fights Railway Policy In Court

Transportation: Lawsuit challenges Canadian Pacific Railway's move to limit toxic rail shipments
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: railroads, toxic, hazardous, chlorine, tank cars

The chemical industry is asking a U.S. district court to stop Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) from continuing its new policy that restricts railcar shipments of chlorine, anhydrous ammonia, and other extremely hazardous chemicals.

Last month, CP announced that as of April 14, it would no longer transport toxic inhalation hazard materials—gases or liquids that are known to pose a danger to humans in the event of a release—in an older type . . .

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