Jun 10, 2015

Maine new oil train railroad rules. MDEP says, here they are!

Chapter 696: Oil Discharge And Pollution Control Rules For Rail Tank Cars

Concise Summary:
The Department is proposing a new rule establishing minimum inspection, preparedness, and reporting requirements for operators of rail tank cars transporting or storing oil in Maine. The rule establishes requirements for the remediation of any oil discharges from rail tank cars, requires the submission of federal Response Plans to the Department, and establishes inspection requirements for rail cars that are used for storage, and parked at a siding for more than 5 consecutive days.
Agency contact:
Jeff Crawford
17 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333
207-287-7647
Public hearing: N

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